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It's about two-fifths as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 785 feet is 0.39 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 2.6 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 2,000 feet to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 785 feet is 2.573 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.3887 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 305.10 feet 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 three times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, 785 feet is 3.1 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.32 times that amount.
(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 250 feet. 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 three-tenths as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 785 feet is 0.31 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 3.23 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 2,530 feet in total height. Although it sits just 138,000 feet from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, 785 feet is 0.3 times the length of The Navy Pier, and the length of The Navy Pier is 3 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 3,000 feet in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, 785 feet is 0.3 times the height of The Three Sisters Falls, and the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 3 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 3,000 feet in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 785 feet is 0.289 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 3.46 times that amount.
(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 2,720 feet to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 1,890 feet on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 935 feet on the 78th floor.