It's about one-one-thousandth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 0.00088 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 1,140 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 199 ells above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The QE2
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 0.0007 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 1,470 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 257 ells. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 8,400,000,000 ells, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 0.00062 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 1,620 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 283 ells tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 32.40 ells or less.
It's about one-two-thousandth as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 0.0005250 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1,904.8 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 333.340 ells to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about 2,000 times as wide as a Strand of Hair
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 2,000 times the width of a Strand of Hair, and the width of a Strand of Hair is 0.001 times that amount.(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about 2,000 times as tall as a sheet of Paper
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 2,000 times the height of a sheet of Paper, and the height of a sheet of Paper is 0.001 times that amount.(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
A single sheet of 20 lb, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is just 0.0000900 ells thick. This style of paper weighs a mere 5 g per sheet.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 0.1750 ells is 0.000443 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 2,259 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 395.40 ells 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 100.60 ells deep.