It's about thirty times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 62 shackles is 30.2 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.033 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 2.06 shackles tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about thirty times as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 62 shackles is 31 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 0.03 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Great AwakeningÂ Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)The tower of the Mahabodhi Temple measures 2 shackles in total height. The site has been of sacred interest for more than 2,000 years, with the current Temple dating back at least 1,400 years.
It's about thirty times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 62 shackles is 32.94 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.0304 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)Nelson's Column measures 1.8820 shackles from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about forty times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 62 shackles is 35 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.03 times that amount.
(Paris, France)The Arc de Triomphe stands 1.80 shackles tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about forty times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 62 shackles is 36.3 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.028 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)The Chicago Water Tower is 1.710 shackles tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about forty times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 62 shackles is 39.6 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 0.025 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 1.560 shackles in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.02 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 53 times that amount.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 3,200 shackles in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.950 shackles above sea level through the lock-and-dam system. |