It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.380 times 218.240 ells.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 84 ells. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 218.240 ells is 2.6830 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.37270 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 81.360 ells 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.
It's about one-third as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 218.240 ells is 0.3240 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 3.09 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 675 ells in total height. Although it sits just 36,700 ells 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 three-and-a-half times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.30 times 218.240 ells.(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 66 ells. 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 three-tenths as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 218.240 ells is 0.3010 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 3.320 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 724 ells to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 505 ells on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 249 ells on the 78th floor.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 3 times 218.240 ells.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 800 ells 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 three-tenths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 3 times 218.240 ells.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 800 ells in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.