It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.210 times 265.50 smoots.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 56 smoots. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about five times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 4.8590 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.20580 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 54.640 smoots including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about one-fifth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.20140 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 4.9650 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1,318 smoots in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-fifth as long as The National Mall
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 5 times 265.50 smoots.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 2,000 smoots. 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 one-fifth as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.18716860 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 5.3427770 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 1,418.5070 smoots. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 44.417910 smoots
It's about one-fifth as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.18230 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 5.4850 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 1,457 smoots in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 53.730 smoots and 71.460 smoots) in the world, having a height of 57 smoots.
It's about six times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 5.90 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.170 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 45 smoots. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.