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It's about one-fiftieth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 50 times 16 yards.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 1,000 yards in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, the height of Gocta Falls is 52.60 times 16 yards.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 843 yards in total height. Although it sits just 45,900 yards 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-fifty-fifth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 56.50 times 16 yards.
(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 906 yards to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 631 yards on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 312 yards on the 78th floor.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 16 yards is 0.01625 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 61.540 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 984.40 yards in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, the height of Tugela Falls is 64.90 times 16 yards.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 1,040 yards in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, the height of Angel Falls is 67.10 times 16 yards.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 1,070 yards. 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 16 yards is 0.007655502 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 130.6250 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 2,090 yards. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.