It's about one-fourth as tall as Maxwell Montes
In other words, 2,479 meters is 0.230 times the height of Maxwell Montes, and the height of Maxwell Montes is 4.30 times that amount.
(Ishtar Terra, Venus)Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 11,000 meters. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about one-fourth as deep as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, 2,479 meters is 0.227390 times the depth of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the depth of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 4.39770 times that amount.
(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 10,902 meters below sea level. The first manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep took 4 hours and 48 minutes in 1960. This was the only manned descent to the floor of the Trench until 2012, when director James Cameron made the trip; several other descents have been made since then.
It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 2,479 meters is 4.48010 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.223210 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)The CN Tower measures 553.33 m tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.220 times 2,479 meters.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)The Ostankino Tower stands 540 m to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 500 m.
It's about five times as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, 2,479 meters is 4.770 times the height of The Willis Tower, and the height of The Willis Tower is 0.210 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)The Willis Tower rises to about 520 m to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at about 412 m.
It's about five times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 2,479 meters is 5.04 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.1980 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)The Shanghai World Financial Center is 492 m tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 2,479 meters is 5.4860 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.18230 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)Each of the Petronas Towers stands 451.9 m to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 115 m deep. |