It's about three-tenths as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 779 meters is 0.3142 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 3.183 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 2,479 m in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 91.44 meters and 121.6 meters) in the world, having a height of 97 m.
It's about three-tenths as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 3 times 779 meters.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3,000 meters. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 779 meters is 3.43 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.292 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 227 m 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 four times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 779 meters is 4.23 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.236 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 184 m 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 four-and-a-half times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 779 meters is 4.6016 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.21732 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 169.29 m 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 four-and-a-half times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 779 meters is 4.72 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.212 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 165 m. 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 five times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 779 meters is 4.81 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.208 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 162 m 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.