It's about three-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 3.33330 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.30 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.3750 leas. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.2820 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 3.550 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 4.430 leas tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 0.5060 leas or less.
It's about one-fourth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.239990 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 4.16680 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 5.20850 leas to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about four-and-a-half times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 4.545450 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.220 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.2750 leas. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.00984252 leas tall including the bails.
It's about five times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 4.77340 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.209490 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.261870 leas. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.20230 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 4.9430 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 6.1780 leas 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 1.5720 leas deep.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.1860 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 5.380 times that amount.(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 6.730 leas 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