It's about as tall as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 1.0297 times 526.30 chains.(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 541.940 chains below sea level. There has been only one manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep — a 1960 voyage that took 4 hours and 48 minutes to reach the bottom.
It's about as tall as Maxwell Montes
In other words, the height of Maxwell Montes is 1 times 526.30 chains.(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 550 chains. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as a Mauna Loa
In other words, 526.30 chains is 1.1550 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 0.86580 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 457.30 chains above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Mount Everest
In other words, the height of Mount Everest is 0.8330 times 526.30 chains.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. Sagarmatha, a.k.a. Mount Qomolangma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 440 chains above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak â€” raising it by 0.000199 chains and shifting it to the northeast by 0.000224 chains each year.
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as Aconcagua
In other words, 526.30 chains is 1.52080 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 0.657550 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 346.07 chains height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 258.490 chains high ridge.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as The Las Vegas Strip
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 0.630 times 526.30 chains.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 340 chains along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 1,200,000 chains of neon light tubing.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as Denali
In other words, 526.30 chains is 1.710 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 0.58480 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 307.90 chains above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.