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How long is 161 paces?

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It's about four-fifths as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.7760 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.290 times that amount.
(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 207 paces to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 126,000 paces to the northwest.
It's about three-fourths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.7570 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.320 times that amount.
(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 213 paces from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about three-fourths as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 161 paces is 0.7440 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.340 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 217 paces. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.724690 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 1.37990 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 222.170 paces tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.7050 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 1.420 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 228 paces to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.6670 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 1.50 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 241 paces tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about half as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.540 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 1.850 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 298 paces 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.