It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 450 times 23 nails.(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 11,000 nails 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-six-hundredth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 23 nails is 0.0017 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 588 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 13,500 nails in total height. Although it sits just 735,000 nails 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.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00159 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 629 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 14,500 nails to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 10,100 nails on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 4,990 nails on the 78th floor.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00146 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 684.90 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 15,750 nails in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00139 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 719 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 16,600 nails in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00134 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 746 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 17,100 nails. 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 750 times as wide as a Strand of Spaghetti
In other words, the width of a Strand of Spaghetti is 0.0013 times 23 nails.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.03 nails in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.