It's about 100 times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 116 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.00862 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 2.21 leas from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about 100 times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 119 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.0084 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 2.16 leas to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 1,310 leas to the northwest.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 123 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.00813 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 2.09 leas tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 0.00809 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 124 times that amount.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 31,900 leas in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 37.6 leas above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 150 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.0067 times 257.79 leas.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 1.8 leas. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 0.00662 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 151 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 39,000 leas in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 150 times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 257.79 leas is 169.4 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.005903 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 1.521 leas to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).