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It's about ten times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.10 times 8.850 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 0.90 kilometers in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 0.0935 times 8.850 kilometers.
(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 0.8280 kilometers to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 0.5770 kilometers on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 0.2850 kilometers on the 78th floor.
It's about eleven-and-a-half times as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, the height of Gocta Falls is 0.087 times 8.850 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 0.7710 kilometers in total height. Although it sits just 42 km from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-tenth as wide as The English Channel
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.0827 times the width of The English Channel, and the width of The English Channel is 12.10 times that amount.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 180 km to 34 km, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The 405
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.07594 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 13.1680 times that amount.
(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 116.541 km. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Hadrian's Wall
In other words, the length of Hadrian's Wall is 14 times 8.850 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Roman Wall, a.k.a. The Wall, a.k.a. Vallo di Adriano, a.k.a. Vallum Aelium, a.k.a. Severus' Wall) (from North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom to Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom)
Hadrian's Wall, which crossed England form the North Sea to the Irish Sea during the time of Roman rule, measures 120 km (about 79 Roman miles). Roman soldiers — at one time up to 10,000 of them — only occupied Great Britain for about 246 years after the wall was built, after which time the local Brits began to take residence the wall's garrisons.
It's about fifteen times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.067 times 8.850 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 0.610 kilometers to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.