It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 13.70 times 80.90 cubits.(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 1,110 cubits to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the height of The Sears Tower is 14.20 times 80.90 cubits.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 1,150 cubits to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 902 cubits.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 15 times 80.90 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-fifteenth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 80.90 cubits is 0.066845 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 14.960 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 1,210.30 cubits tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about sixteen times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.063 times 80.90 cubits.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 5 cubits. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 16 times 80.90 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 seventeen times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.059 times 80.90 cubits.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 4.80 cubits tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 4.60 cubits and his true height is the subject of some dispute.