It's about one-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.11040 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 9.058 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 nine-and-a-half times as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 9.380 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.1070 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 0.0576 kilometers tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 9.570 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.1040 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 0.0564 kilometers tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.09571 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 10.450 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 ten-and-a-half times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 10.460 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.0956 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 one-tenth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.0916685 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 10.90890 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 eleven times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.091 times 0.540 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.