It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The Sears Tower.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 33 times 16 meters.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 540 m to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 500 m.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.028916 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 34.5830 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 553.33 m tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 38 times 16 meters.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 610 m to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about 40 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 16 meters is 42 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.0238 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000794 meters of 0.3810 meters in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-fiftieth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 16 meters is 0.0208 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 48.10 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 771 m in total height. Although it sits just 42,000 meters 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 one-fiftieth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 50 times 16 meters.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 900 m in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.