It's about one-seventieth as long as The Grand Canyon
In other words, 5,418 ells is 0.0139 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 71.90 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 390,000 ells along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 962 ells above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 80 times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, 5,418 ells is 81 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.012 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 66 ells. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about 90 times as long as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, 5,418 ells is 90.40 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.0111 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 59.90 ells. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 7,250,000 ells before refueling.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, 5,418 ells is 108 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.00926 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 50.40 ells tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 5,418 ells is 110 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 0.0091 times that amount.(a.k.a. Great Awakening Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)
The tower of the Mahabodhi Temple measures 48 ells in total height. The site has been of sacred interest for more than 2,000 years, with the current Temple dating back at least 1,400 years.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 5,418 ells is 110 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.00909 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 49.30 ells tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about 100 times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 5,418 ells is 119.90 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.00834 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 45.180 ells from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.