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It's about one-seventieth as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.01394 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 71.740 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 112.90 cubits 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-seventy-fifth as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 77 times 1.57480 cubits.
(a.k.a. Great Awakening Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)
The tower of the Mahabodhi Temple measures 120 cubits in total height. The site has been of sacred interest for more than 2,000 years, with the current Temple dating back at least 1,400 years.
It's about one-eightieth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.0128 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 78.10 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 123 cubits 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 one-eightieth as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.0125 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 80 times that amount.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 126 cubits 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 one-ninety-fifth as long as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 95.20 times 1.57480 cubits.
(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 150 cubits. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 18,100,000 cubits before refueling.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.0095 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 110 times that amount.
(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 170 cubits. 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.007743 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 129.10 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 203.40 cubits 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.