It's about one-tenth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.1123010 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 8.904640 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 2,364.180 smoots. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-tenth as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.1123010 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 8.904640 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 2,364.180 smoots in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
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 one-tenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.09251 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 10.810 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 2,870 smoots. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.09236 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 10.830 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 2,875 smoots at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.08008 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 12.490 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 3,315 smoots at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 2,233 smoots.