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It's about 15,000 times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 13,700 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.000073 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 0.0409 leagues above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about 15,000 times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 16,900 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.0000592 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 0.0331 leagues tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about 20,000 times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 18,385 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.000054392 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 0.03047 leagues tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about 20,000 times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 18,900 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.0000529 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 0.0297 leagues. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about 20,000 times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 19,200 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.0000521 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 0.0292 leagues 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 20,000 times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 19,700 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.0000508 times that amount.
(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 0.0284 leagues to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 17.3 leagues to the northwest.
It's about 20,000 times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 20,300 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.0000493 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 0.0275 leagues tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao