It's about seven-tenths as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.6940 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.440 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 346 cubits to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 210,000 cubits to the northwest.
It's about two-thirds as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.6770 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.480 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 354 cubits 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 two-thirds as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.6650 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.50 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 361 cubits. 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 two-thirds as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.648170 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 1.54280 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 370.280 cubits 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 three-fifths as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.6310 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 1.580 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 381 cubits 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 one-and-three-fifths times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.5960 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 1.680 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 402 cubits 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).