It's about as long as The Navy Pier
(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.
It's about as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 900 m in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.035 times 870 meters.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 900.1 m in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 870 meters is 1.05 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.9520 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 828 m to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 577 m on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 285 m on the 78th floor.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 870 meters is 0.9180 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.09 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 948 m in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 870 meters is 0.8890 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.120 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 979 m. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 870 meters is 1.130 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.8850 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.