It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 6.280 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.1590 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 4.120 furlongs to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 2.870 furlongs on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 1.420 furlongs on the 78th floor.
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 6.740 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.1480 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 3.830 furlongs in total height. Although it sits just 209 furlongs 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 eight-and-a-half times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.120 times 25.8490 furlongs.(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 3 furlongs 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 nine-and-a-half times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 9.39760 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.106410 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 2.75060 furlongs 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 nine-and-a-half times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.10 times 25.8490 furlongs.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 2.70 furlongs 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 2.50 furlongs.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.0943 times 25.8490 furlongs.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 2.450 furlongs tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about eleven-and-a-half times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 11.510 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.08688 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 2.2460 furlongs 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 0.57170 furlongs deep.