It's about one-tenth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 10 times 161 paces.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 1,000 paces in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about eleven times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.091 times 161 paces.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 14 paces tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about fourteen-and-a-half times as long as a London bus.
In other words, the length of a London bus is 0.0685 times 161 paces.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 11 paces in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.06419458 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 15.577640 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 2,508 paces. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.0609848 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 16.39750 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2,640 paces. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 161 paces is 0.0547 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 18.280 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 2,944 paces in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.05082071 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 19.677020 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 3,168 paces. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 99.20 paces