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How long is 16 meters?

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It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 16 meters is 1.910 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.5240 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 8.38 m in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-third as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.3410 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 2.930 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 46.9 m tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about three times as tall as a Giraffe.
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.30 times 16 meters.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 6 m tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about one-third as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 3 times 16 meters.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49 m tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.30980 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 3.2280 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 51.64 m from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.2840 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 3.520 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 56.4 m tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.2780 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 3.60 times that amount.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 57.6 m tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.