It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 26.20 times 0.2940 ropes.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 7.690 ropes 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 one-fifteenth as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 0.2940 ropes is 0.065333 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 15.3060 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 4.50 ropes. 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-tenth as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 0.2940 ropes is 0.0890909 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 11.22450 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 3.30 ropes. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.118110 ropes tall including the bails.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 0.2940 ropes is 0.093559 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 10.6880 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 3.14240 ropes. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, 0.2940 ropes is 0.120 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 8.30 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 2.50 ropes tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 0.2940 ropes is 0.12250 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 8.1630 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 2.40 ropes (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, 0.2940 ropes is 0.140 times the height of a Brachiosaurus, and the height of a Brachiosaurus is 7.10 times that amount.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 2.10 ropes. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.