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How long is 156.74 cubits?

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It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.18 times 156.74 cubits.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.1586 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 6.305 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.15 times 156.74 cubits.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 24 cubits tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.146 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 6.85 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)
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.141 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 7.09 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.136 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 7.35 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.13 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 7.7 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 1,200 cubits to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 1,100 cubits.