It's about nine times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 294 smoots is 8.87 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.113 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 33.10 smoots 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 nine times as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 294 smoots is 9.1 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 0.11 times that amount.(a.k.a. Great Awakening 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 32 smoots 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 nine-and-a-half times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 294 smoots is 9.689 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.1032 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 30.340 smoots 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 one-tenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya
In other words, 294 smoots is 0.1024 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 9.766 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 2,870 smoots. 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-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif
In other words, 294 smoots is 0.1023 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 9.775 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 2,875 smoots at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about ten times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 294 smoots is 10 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.1 times that amount.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 29 smoots 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 ten-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 294 smoots is 10.7 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.094 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 27.60 smoots 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.