It's about 150 times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 26 kilometers is 165 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.00606 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 0.1580 kilometers to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 96 km (60 mi) to the northwest.
It's about 150 times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.00588 times 26 kilometers.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 0.1530 kilometers tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 26 kilometers is 0.00579 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 173 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 4,490 km long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-two-hundredth as long as I-80.
In other words, 26 kilometers is 0.00560583 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 178.3860 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 4,638.03 km. A 60 km stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about 200 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.005 times 26 kilometers.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 0.130 kilometers. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about 250 times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 26 kilometers is 236.950 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.0042203 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 0.1097280 kilometers from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 0.009144 kilometers farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 26 kilometers is 0.004154 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 240.70 times that amount.(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 6.2590 kilometers. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.