It's about twenty times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.0435 times 4,156 yards.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 23 times 4,156 yards.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 96,000 yards in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 28 yards above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about twenty times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, 4,156 yards is 23.50 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.0426 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 177 yards from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about twenty times as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 4,156 yards is 24.10 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.0415 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 173 yards to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 105,000 yards to the northwest.
It's about twenty times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 4,156 yards is 24.80 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.0403 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 167 yards 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 one-thirtieth as long as The English Channel
In other words, 4,156 yards is 0.0355 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 28.20 times that amount.(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 117,000 yards, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about thirty times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.034 times 4,156 yards.(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 140 yards. 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.