It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 59 inches is 0.00181 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 552 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 32,600 inches to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 22,700 inches on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 11,200 inches on the 78th floor.
It's about one-six-hundredth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 59 inches is 0.001665 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 600.60 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 35,440 inches in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 59 inches is 0.00158 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 633 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 37,300 inches in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 59 inches is 0.00153 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 654 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 38,500 inches. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about 900 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness)
In other words, 59 inches is 880 times the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness), and the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.0011 times that amount.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.067 inches in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about 1,000 times as long as a Grain of Sand
In other words, 59 inches is 1,200 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.000833 times that amount.(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.0492 inches. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 594 inches in height.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 59 inches is 0.0007841574 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 1,275.2540 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 75,240 inches. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.