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How long is 108 ropes?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.91 times 108 ropes.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 108 ropes is 0.854 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 1.17 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 108 ropes is 1.1898 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.84048 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.83 times 108 ropes.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 108 ropes is 1.25 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.8 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
It's about four-fifths as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 108 ropes is 0.795 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 1.26 times that amount.
(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.769 times 108 ropes.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 83.3 ropes to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.