It's about one-fifth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 5 times 240 cubits.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 1,200 cubits to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 1,100 cubits.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.19830 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 5.0429 times that amount.(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 1,210.30 cubits 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 five-and-a-half times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 240 cubits is 5.454550 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.1833330 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 44 cubits. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 1.57480 cubits tall including the bails.
It's about one-fifth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.180 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 5.60 times that amount.(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 1,300 cubits 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.
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 240 cubits is 5.72810 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.174580 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 41.8990 cubits. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.1420 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 7.04 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 1,690 cubits in total height. Although it sits just 91,900 cubits 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 seven-and-a-half times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.140 times 240 cubits.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 33 cubits tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.