It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 285 meters is 1.860 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.5380 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 153 m tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about half as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.530 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1.90 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 540 m 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 500 m.
It's about half as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.515060 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 1.94150 times that amount.(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 553.33 m 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 half as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.470 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 2.10 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 610 m 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 two times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 285 meters is 2.20 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.450 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 130 m (280 cubits). The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 285 meters is 2.597330 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.3850110 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 109.7280 meters from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 9.1440 meters farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about two-fifths as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.370 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 2.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 771 m in total height. Although it sits just 42,000 meters from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.