It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 459.5 fathoms is 1.01 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.99 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 453 fathoms to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 316 fathoms on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 156 fathoms on the 78th floor.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 459.5 fathoms is 0.9336 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.071 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 492.2 fathoms in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 459.5 fathoms is 1.09 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.917 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 422 fathoms in total height. Although it sits just 23,000 fathoms from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about nine-tenths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1 times 459.5 fathoms.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 500 fathoms in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Nay Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval soldiers stationed there during World War I.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 1 times 459.5 fathoms.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 500 fathoms in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 459.5 fathoms is 0.886 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.13 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 518 fathoms in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 459.5 fathoms is 0.858 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.17 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 535 fathoms. 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.