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It's about thirteen times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 12.8190 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.078009 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 223.890 smoots to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building.
It's about fifteen times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 15.10 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.0662 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 190 smoots tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 21.70 smoots or less.
It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as long as The QE2
In other words, the length of The QE2 is 0.0602 times 2,870 smoots.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 173 smoots. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 5,640,000,000 smoots, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 18 times 2,870 smoots.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 52,000 smoots in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 15 smoots above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about twenty times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 21.50 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.0465 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 133 smoots above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The English Channel
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 0.0456 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 21.90 times that amount.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 62,900 smoots, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as The 405
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 0.04191 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 23.8610 times that amount.
(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 68,481 smoots. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.