It's about 65 times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 873.90 shackles is 62.9190 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.015893 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 13.8890 shackles to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about 75 times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.0135 times 873.90 shackles.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 11.80 shackles 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 1.350 shackles or less.
It's about 80 times as long as The QE2.
In other words, 873.90 shackles is 81.50 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.0123 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 10.70 shackles. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 350,000,000 shackles, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-ninety-fifth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, the length of The Colorado River is 97.10 times 873.90 shackles.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 84,900 shackles in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 100 shackles above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 873.90 shackles is 106 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.00943 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 8.280 shackles 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 one-one-hundredth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 873.90 shackles is 0.00841 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 119 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 104,000 shackles in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 150 times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, the height of The Space Needle is 0.00769 times 873.90 shackles.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 6.710 shackles 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).