It's about sixteen times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.063 times 779 meters.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49 m tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0602 times 779 meters.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 46.9 m tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about thirty times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 779 meters is 28.397 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.035215 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 27.432 m. 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 one-thirty-fifth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 34 times 779 meters.(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 27,000 meters. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about forty times as long as a Cricket pitch.
In other words, 779 meters is 38.7239 times the length of a Cricket pitch, and the length of a Cricket pitch is 0.0258238 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #7)
The length of a cricket pitch is 20.1168 m. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.72 meters tall including the bails.
It's about 40 times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 779 meters is 40.666 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.024591 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 19.156 m. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about 50 times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.019 times 779 meters.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 15 m tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.