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How long is 484.1 ells?

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It's about as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 470 ells to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 440 ells.
It's about as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, the height of The CN Tower is 1 times 484.1 ells.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 484.1 ells tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 484.1 ells is 1.05 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.952 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 461 ells to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 361 ells.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 484.1 ells is 1.09 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.917 times that amount.
(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 444 ells 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.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 484.1 ells is 0.91 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 1.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 530 ells to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 484.1 ells is 1.12 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.893 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 430 ells tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 415 ells above ground).
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 484.1 ells is 1.224 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.817 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 395.4 ells to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 100.6 ells deep.