It's about as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
It's about as long as The Navy Pier.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 979 ells is 1.14 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.877 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 979 ells is 1.18 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.847 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 979 ells is 1.243 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 0.8045 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
It's about one-and-one-third times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 0.741 times 979 ells.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 979 ells is 1.45 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.69 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)