It's about one-and-a-half times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, 785 feet is 1.48 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.676 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 531 feet 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 one-and-a-half times as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 785 feet is 1.51 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.662 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 518 feet to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 315,000 feet to the northwest.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 785 feet is 1.56 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.641 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 502 feet 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 three-fifths as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 785 feet is 0.62798 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1.5924 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 1,250 feet to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as The Shambles
In other words, 785 feet is 1.6 times the length of The Shambles, and the length of The Shambles is 0.63 times that amount.(a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)
The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 490 feet. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 785 feet is 1.8 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.56 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 430 feet. 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 half as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 785 feet is 0.5295 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1.889 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 1,483 feet to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 377.30 feet deep.