It's about three-fourths as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.768 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.3 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 557 smoots in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 428 smoots is 1.3163 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.75971 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 325.140 smoots tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about three-fourths as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.744 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.34 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 575 smoots. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, 428 smoots is 1.4 times the height of The Willis Tower, and the height of The Willis Tower is 0.714 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to about 306 smoots to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at about 242 smoots.
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 428 smoots is 1.48 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.676 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 289 smoots tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 428 smoots is 1.612 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.6203 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 265.50 smoots 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 67.580 smoots deep.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 428 smoots is 1.9117 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.52309 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 223.890 smoots 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