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How long is 112.9 cubits?

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It's about as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, the height of Nelson's Column is 1 times 112.9 cubits.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 112.9 cubits is 0.915 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 1.09 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 123 cubits tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.909 times 112.9 cubits.
(Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.91 times 112.9 cubits.
(Paris, France)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 112.9 cubits is 0.896 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 1.12 times that amount.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
It's about three-fourths as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, 112.9 cubits is 0.754 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 1.33 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
It's about two-thirds as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 1.5 times 112.9 cubits.
(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)