It's about 75 times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 403 leas is 77.3740 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.012924 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 5.20850 leas 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-eightieth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 403 leas is 0.0127 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 78.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 31,900 leas in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 37.60 leas above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 90 times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 403 leas is 91 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.011 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 4.430 leas 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 0.5060 leas or less.
It's about one-ninety-fifth as long as The Danube.
In other words, the length of The Danube is 97.10 times 403 leas.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 39,000 leas in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 100 times as long as The QE2.
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 403 leas is 0.00845 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 118 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 47,700 leas across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Volga.
In other words, 403 leas is 0.00835 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 120 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 48,300 leas in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.