It's about one-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as a Puncak Jaya
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.0001186 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 8,432 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 4,884,000 milimeters. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about one-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as a Vinson Massif
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.0001184 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 8,446 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 4,892,000 milimeters at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about one-nine-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as Mount Elbrus
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.0001026 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 9,747 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 5,642,000 milimeters at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 3,800,000 milimeters.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as tall as a Kilimanjaro
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.0000982890 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 10,174.10 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 5,890,790 milimeters at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as tall as Mount Logan
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.000097160 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 10,290 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 5,960,000 milimeters. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as tall as Denali
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.000093490 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 10,700 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 6,193,000 milimeters above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The Las Vegas Strip
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 12,000 times 579 milimeters.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 6,800,000 milimeters along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 24,000,000,000 milimeters of neon light tubing.