It's about ten-and-a-half times as wide as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, 428 smoots is 10.6 times the width of The Wingspan of a 747, and the width of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.094 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 40.30 smoots. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 4,870,000 smoots before refueling.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Everest
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.082312 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 12.1489 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. Sagarmatha, a.k.a. Mount Qomolangma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest rises 5,199.710 smoots above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak â€” raising it by 0.00235045 smoots and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00264426 smoots each year.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Mauna Loa
In other words, 428 smoots is 0.0795 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 12.59 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 5,406 smoots above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about twelve-and-a-half times as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, 428 smoots is 12.6 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.079 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 33.80 smoots tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about thirteen times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 428 smoots is 12.9 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.078 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 thirteen times as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 428 smoots is 13 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 0.08 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 fourteen times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 428 smoots is 14.1 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.0709 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.