It's about two-fifths as tall as Denali
In other words, 2,479 meters is 0.40030 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 2.4980 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 6,193 m above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about two-fifths as long as Calangute Beach
In other words, the length of Calangute Beach is 3 times 2,479 meters.(Goa, India) (approximate)
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Goa, Calangute Beach, the "Queen of Beaches," stretches about 7 km in length.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 2,479 meters is 2.530 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.3950 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 979 m. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 2,479 meters is 2.610 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.3830 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 948 m in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about three times as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 2,479 meters is 2.7540 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 0.36310 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 900.1 m in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-third as long as The Las Vegas Strip
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 2.80 times 2,479 meters.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 6,800 meters along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 24,000,000 meters of neon light tubing.
It's about one-third as tall as Aconcagua
In other words, 2,479 meters is 0.356080 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 2.80840 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 6,961.9 m height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 5,200 m high ridge.