It's about six times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 5.8070 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.17220 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 0.09299 kilometers 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 seven times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 7.10 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.140 times that amount.(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 0.076 kilometers. 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 one-tenth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.140 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 7.10 times that amount.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3.9 km. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.1342160 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 7.450680 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 4.02336 km. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-tenth as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.1342160 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 7.450680 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 4.02336 km in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about eight times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 7.880 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.1270 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 0.0685 kilometers. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 8,288 km before refueling.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.11060 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 9.042 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 4.8840 kilometers. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.