It's about one-six-hundredth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00166 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 602 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 843 yards in total height. Although it sits just 45,900 yards from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00155 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 645 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 906 yards to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 631 yards on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 312 yards on the 78th floor.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.001422 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 703.20 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 984.40 yards in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00135 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 741 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 1,040 yards in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about 750 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness)
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.0013 times 1.40 yards.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.0019 yards in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00131 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 763 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 1,070 yards. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-one-thousandth as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1,000 times 1.40 yards.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 1,000 yards in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.