It's about 70 times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 70.8640 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.014112 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 381.01 m to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about 85 times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 83.30 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.012 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 324 m tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 37 m or less.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, the length of The Colorado River is 86.20 times 27,000 meters.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 2,330,000 meters in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 2,750 m above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 90 times as long as The QE2.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 91.80 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.0109 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 294 m. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 9,600,000,000 meters, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 0.00947 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 106 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 2,850,000 meters in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 119 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.0084 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 227 m 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 0.00774 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 129 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 3,490,000 meters across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.