It's about twenty times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.048 times 2,640 paces.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 130 paces. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about twenty times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 2,640 paces is 21.630 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.04623 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 122 paces including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.038 times 2,640 paces.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 100 paces. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about thirty times as long as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, 2,640 paces is 29.40 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.034 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 89.90 paces. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 10,900,000 paces before refueling.
It's about thirty times as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, 2,640 paces is 34.90 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.0287 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 75.60 paces tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about forty times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 2,640 paces is 35.70 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.028 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 74 paces tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about forty times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 2,640 paces is 38.960 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.02567 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 67.770 paces from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.