It's about nine times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 9.20 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.110 times that amount.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 29 smoots 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 nine-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 9.630 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.1040 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 27.60 smoots 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 ten-and-a-half times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 0.0952 times 265.50 smoots.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 25.20 smoots in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 16.4710 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.060713 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 16.1190 smoots. 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 twenty times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 22.46020 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.0445232 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 11.82090 smoots. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.4230810 smoots tall including the bails.
It's about twenty times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 23.5870 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.042396 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 11.2560 smoots. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about thirty times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.033 times 265.50 smoots.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 8.80 smoots tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.