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How long is 103 rods?

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It's about as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the height of The Sears Tower is 1.02 times 103 rods.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 103 rods is 1.02 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.98 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
It's about as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1 times 103 rods.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 103 rods is 1.05 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.952 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 97.8 rods tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 94.2 rods above ground).
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 103 rods is 0.93616 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 1.0682 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 103 rods is 1.146 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.8726 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 103 rods is 0.85 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 1.2 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)