It's about one-tenth as tall as The Space Needle
In other words, 4.30 ropes is 0.1420 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 7.04 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 30.20 ropes tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 4.30 ropes is 0.1150 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 8.70 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 37.20 ropes above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about eleven times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.091 times 4.30 ropes.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.380 ropes. 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 one-tenth as long as The QE2
In other words, 4.30 ropes is 0.0892 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 11.20 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 48.20 ropes. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 1,570,000,000 ropes, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about twelve times as tall as André the Giant
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.083 times 4.30 ropes.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 0.360 ropes tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 0.340 ropes and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about twelve times as tall as Shaq
In other words, the height of Shaq is 0.083 times 4.30 ropes.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 0.360 ropes 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 one-tenth as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 4.30 ropes is 0.0809 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 12.40 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 53.10 ropes tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 6.07 ropes or less.