It's about 250 times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 227 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.00441 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 20,700 inches to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 16,200 inches.
It's about 250 times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 235 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.00426 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)
The Taipei 101 reaches 20,000 inches to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about 250 times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 243 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.00412 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)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 19,400 inches tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about 250 times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 264.20 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.003785 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 17,790 inches to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 4,528 inches deep.
It's about 300 times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 313.330 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.0031915 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 15,000 inches 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
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 0.0029789135 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 335.692860 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 1,577,756,500 inches. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about 350 times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 368 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.00272 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 12,800 inches 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 1,460 inches or less.