It's about twenty times as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 0.05 times 257.79 leas.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 10 leas in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about twenty times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.05 times 257.79 leas.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 10 leas in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about 21 times as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 20.95 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 0.04773 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 12.3 leas in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about twenty times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 22.8 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.0439 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 11.3 leas to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 7.89 leas on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 3.9 leas on the 78th floor.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, the length of The Grand Canyon is 23.6 times 257.79 leas.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 6,100 leas along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 15 leas above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about twenty times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 24.5 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.0408 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 10.5 leas in total height. Although it sits just 574 leas from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.032 times 257.79 leas.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 8.3 leas to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.