It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.150 times 97 meters.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 15 m tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about six-and-a-half times as long as a Semitrailer
In other words, 97 meters is 6.630 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.15080 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 14.63 m (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.130 times 97 meters.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 13 m. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 97 meters is 0.1260 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 7.940 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 771 m in total height. Although it sits just 42,000 meters 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 tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 97 meters is 0.1170 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 8.550 times that amount.(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 828 m to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 577 m on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 285 m on the 78th floor.
It's about nine times as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, 97 meters is 8.80 times the height of a Telephone Pole, and the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.110 times that amount.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 11 m tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 97 meters is 0.10780 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 9.2760 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.