How long is 35.5 meters?
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Space Needle
The height of The Space Needle is about 184 meters.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
The height of The Golden Gate Bridge is about 227 meters.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 227 m 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-tenth as long as The QE2
The length of The QE2 is about 294 meters.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
It's about eight-and-a-half times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is about 4.079 meters.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Eiffel Tower
The height of The Eiffel Tower is about 324 meters.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Empire State Building
The height of The Empire State Building is about 381.01 meters.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 381.01 m 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
nd floor of the building.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
The height of The Petronas Twin Towers is about 451.90 meters.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
The height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is about 492 meters.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Willis Tower
The height of The Willis Tower is about 520 meters.
(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
It's about fifteen times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
The height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is about 2.30 meters.
(artificial; average height)
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The CN Tower
The height of The CN Tower is about 553.330 meters.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 553.33 m tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about sixteen times as tall as André the Giant
The height of André the Giant is about 2.20 meters.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
It's about sixteen times as tall as Shaq
The height of Shaq is about 2.20 meters.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 2.2 m tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Canton Tower
The height of a Canton Tower is about 610 meters.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)