It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.150 times 556 yards.(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 83 yards. 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.
It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 556 yards is 5.4670 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.18290 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 101.70 yards 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 five-and-a-half times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.190 times 556 yards.(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 100 yards. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about five times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 556 yards is 4.840 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.2070 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 115 yards (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 100 yards and 130 yards, 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 four-and-a-half times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 556 yards is 4.633330 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.2158270 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 120 yards 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 10 yards farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about four times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 556 yards is 3.90 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.260 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 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.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 556 yards is 3.320 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.3010 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