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It's about seven times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.140 times 16 meters.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 2.3 m. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.140 times 16 meters.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 2.2 m tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 2.1 m and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 0.140 times 16 meters.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 2.2 m tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about eight times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 16 meters is 7.8740 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.1270 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 2.032 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about eight times as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 16 meters is 7.8740 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.1270 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 2.032 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about eight times as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, the height of Michael Jordan is 0.1250 times 16 meters.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 1.980 meters tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.20 meters shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.120 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 8.30 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 130 m (280 cubits). The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.