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It's about five times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 428 smoots is 4.76 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.21 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 89.90 smoots 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 five times as long as The Shambles
In other words, 428 smoots is 4.9 times the length of The Shambles, and the length of The Shambles is 0.2 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 88 smoots. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about one-fifth as long as The National Mall
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.2 times the length of The National Mall, and the length of The National Mall is 5 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 2,000 smoots. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-fifth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.19 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 5.3 times that amount.
(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 2,300 smoots. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-fifth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.181035 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 5.52379 times that amount.
(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 2,364.180 smoots. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-fifth as long as Daytona International Speedway
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.181035 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 5.52379 times that amount.
(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 2,364.180 smoots in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 428 smoots is 5.6 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.18 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 76 smoots. 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.