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It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, the height of Nelson's Column is 23.530 times 4.80 cubits.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 112.90 cubits from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 22 times 4.80 cubits.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 110 cubits tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.0468 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 21.40 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 103 cubits tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-twentieth as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.0512 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 19.50 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 93.80 cubits in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, the length of Baseball base distances is 12.50 times 4.80 cubits.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 60 cubits. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.1090910 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 9.166660 times that amount.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 44 cubits. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 1.57480 cubits tall including the bails.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.114560 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 8.72910 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 41.8990 cubits. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.