It's about one-three-hundredth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 0.310 rods is 0.00317 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 315 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 97.80 rods tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 340 times 0.310 rods.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 110 rods 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 99 rods.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 0.310 rods is 0.0028176 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 354.910 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 110.02 rods 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-four-hundredth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 0.310 rods is 0.0026 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 380 times that amount.(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 120 rods 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 one-five-hundredth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 0.310 rods is 0.00202 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 495 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 153 rods in total height. Although it sits just 8,350 rods 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-five-hundredth as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 500 times 0.310 rods.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 200 rods 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-five-hundredth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 500 times 0.310 rods.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 200 rods in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.