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It's about one-twentieth as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 858 nails is 0.05448 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 18.360 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 15,750 nails in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 858 nails is 0.0517 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 19.30 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 16,600 nails in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 858 nails is 0.0501 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 20 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 17,100 nails. 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-twentieth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 20 times 858 nails.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 20,000 nails 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 one-twentieth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 20 times 858 nails.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 20,000 nails in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about twenty times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.048 times 858 nails.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 40 nails. 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 twenty times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.045 times 858 nails.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 38 nails tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 37 nails and his true height is the subject of some dispute.