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161 paces is about two-thirds as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, it's 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).
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