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 one-twenty-fifth as tall as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 0.041444 times the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 24.1290 times that amount.(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 6,406.20 smoots below sea level. There has been only one manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep — a 1960 voyage that took 4 hours and 48 minutes to reach the bottom.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as Maxwell Montes
In other words, the height of Maxwell Montes is 24 times 265.50 smoots.(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 6,500 smoots. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
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.
It's about thirty times as long as a Semitrailer
In other words, 265.50 smoots is 30.880 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.03238 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 8.5970 smoots (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about forty times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.029 times 265.50 smoots.(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 7.60 smoots. 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.