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It's about thirty times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.0294 times 189.560 shackles.
(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 5.580 shackles 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 40 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.025 times 189.560 shackles.
(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 4.70 shackles. 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 45 times as long as a Football field
In other words, 189.560 shackles is 47.390 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.0211015 times that amount.
(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 4 shackles 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 0.3333330 shackles farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about 50 times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch
In other words, 189.560 shackles is 49.50 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.0202 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 3.830 shackles (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 3.830 shackles, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about 55 times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.019 times 189.560 shackles.
(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 3.50 shackles. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about 55 times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 189.560 shackles is 55.920 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.01788 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 3.390 shackles including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 70 times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, 189.560 shackles is 68 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.015 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 2.80 shackles. 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.