It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Diameter of Earth
In other words, 245 furlongs is 0.003863680 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 258.82059 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 63,411.045 furlongs at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 520 furlongs.
It's about 250 times as tall as The Space Needle
In other words, 245 furlongs is 268 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.0037 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 0.9150 furlongs tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about 300 times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral
In other words, 245 furlongs is 283 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.0035 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 0.8650 furlongs to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about 300 times as tall as The Washington Monument
In other words, 245 furlongs is 291.13 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.003435 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 0.841540 furlongs tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about 300 times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, 245 furlongs is 299 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.0033 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 0.820 furlongs. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about 300 times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, 245 furlongs is 304 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.0033 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 0.8050 furlongs from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about 300 times as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 245 furlongs is 312 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.0032 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 0.7850 furlongs to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 477 furlongs to the northwest.