It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.91 times 917 paces.(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 800 paces 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.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 917 paces is 0.906 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 1.1 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 1,010 paces in total height. Although it sits just 55,100 paces 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 four-fifths as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 917 paces is 0.844 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 1.18 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 1,090 paces to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 757 paces on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 374 paces on the 78th floor.
It's about four-fifths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1 times 917 paces.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 1,000 paces in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Nay Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval soldiers stationed there during World War I.
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 1 times 917 paces.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 1,000 paces in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 917 paces is 1.2628 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.79189 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 726.15 paces tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about four-fifths as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 917 paces is 0.7763 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.288 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 1,181 paces in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.