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 It's about one-eighty-fifth as tall as The Space Needle. In other words, the height of The Space Needle is 84 times 4.80 cubits. (Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 402 cubits tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph). It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge. In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.00967 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 103 times that amount. (San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 497 cubits above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months. It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The QE2. In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.00746 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 134 times that amount. (a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 643 cubits. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 21,000,000,000 cubits, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history. It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Eiffel Tower. In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.00677 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 148 times that amount. (a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)The Eiffel Tower stands 709 cubits tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 80.90 cubits or less. It's about 150 times as long as an Aspirin. In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.0063 times 4.80 cubits. (for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA) A single aspirin tablet measures 0.031 cubits in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year. It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Empire State Building. In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.0057598 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 173.620 times that amount. (New York City, New York) (to top of building)The Empire State Building stands 833.360 cubits to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building. It's about one-two-hundredth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers. In other words, 4.80 cubits is 0.004856 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 205.90 times that amount. (a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)Each of the Petronas Towers stands 988.40 cubits to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 251.50 cubits deep.