
It's about seventenths as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 120 yards is 0.6940 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.440 times that amount.
(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 173 yards to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 105,000 yards to the northwest.
It's about twothirds as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 120 yards is 0.6770 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.480 times that amount.
(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 177 yards from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about twothirds as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 120 yards is 0.6650 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.50 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)The Singapore Flyer has a height of 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was reengineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about twothirds as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 120 yards is 0.648170 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 1.54280 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)The Washington Monument measures 185.140 yards tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about threefifths as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 120 yards is 0.6310 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 1.580 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom)St. Paul's Cathedral measures 190 yards to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about oneandthreefifths times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.6250 times 120 yards.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 7478 series)The wingspan of a Boeing 7478 is 74.90 yards. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 9,060,000 yards before refueling.
It's about threefifths as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 120 yards is 0.5960 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 1.680 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 201 yards tall. With a trackandwheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a preciselyconfigured 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). 
