It's about one-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.10380 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 9.6340 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 4.8920 kilometers at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about ten times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 9.8370 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.10170 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 0.05164 kilometers from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about ten times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.10 times 0.5080 kilometers.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 0.049 kilometers tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about eleven times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 10.80 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0926 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0469 kilometers tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Elbrus
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.09004 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 11.110 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 5.6420 kilometers at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 3.80 kilometers.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Kilimanjaro
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.0862363 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 11.5960 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 5.890790 kilometers at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Logan
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.08525 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 11.730 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 5.960 kilometers. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.