It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 3.562270 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.280720 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 44 cubits. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 1.57480 cubits tall including the bails.
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 3.74090 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.267320 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 41.8990 cubits. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-fourth as long as The QE2.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.2440 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 4.10 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 643 cubits. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 21,000,000,000 cubits, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.2210 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 4.520 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 709 cubits tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 80.90 cubits or less.
It's about five times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 4.80 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.210 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 33 cubits tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about five times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 4.8980 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.20420 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 32 cubits (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.188080 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 5.31690 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 833.360 cubits 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