It's about one-tenth as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 0.31250 ropes is 0.099447 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 10.056 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 3.14240 ropes. 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 long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 0.31250 ropes is 0.094697 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 10.560 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 3.30 ropes. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.118110 ropes tall including the bails.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 0.31250 ropes is 0.069444 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 14.40 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 4.50 ropes. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 24.60 times 0.31250 ropes.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 7.690 ropes tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 26 times 0.31250 ropes.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 8 ropes tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 0.31250 ropes is 0.03689 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 27.110 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 8.4710 ropes 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.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 0.31250 ropes is 0.0338 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 29.60 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 9.250 ropes 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.