Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 1.57480 cubits?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 770 times 1.57480 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-eight-hundred-fiftieth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 830 times 1.57480 cubits.
(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 one-one-thousandth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.000934 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 1,070 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 one-one-thousandth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00087 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 1,150 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 1,810 cubits to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 1,260 cubits on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 623 cubits on the 78th floor.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1,000 times 1.57480 cubits.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 2,000 cubits in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 1,000 times 1.57480 cubits.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 2,000 cubits in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.0007999 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1,250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 1,969 cubits in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.