It's about as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
It's about as long as The Navy Pier.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
It's about as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.034 times 511.6 smoots.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 511.6 smoots is 1.05 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.952 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 487 smoots to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 339 smoots on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 167 smoots on the 78th floor.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 511.6 smoots is 0.918 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.09 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 511.6 smoots is 0.889 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.12 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 575 smoots. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 511.6 smoots is 1.13 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.885 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 453 smoots in total height. Although it sits just 24,700 smoots 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.