It's about three-fifths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 475.29 ells is 0.573 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.75 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 829 ells in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 475.29 ells is 0.555 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.8 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 857 ells. 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-and-nine-tenths times as long as The QE2.
In other words, 475.29 ells is 1.85 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.541 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 257 ells. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 8,400,000,000 ells, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 475.29 ells is 2.39 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.418 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 199 ells above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about three times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 475.29 ells is 2.95 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.339 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 161 ells 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).
It's about three times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 475.29 ells is 3.209 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.31162 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 148.11 ells tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 475.29 ells is 3.29 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.304 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 144 ells. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.