It's about one-third as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, the height of Gocta Falls is 2.780 times 242.90 ells.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 675 ells in total height. Although it sits just 36,700 ells 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 three times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 2.90 times the height of Big Ben, and the height of Big Ben is 0.340 times that amount.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 84 ells. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about one-third as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.3350 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 2.990 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 724 ells to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 505 ells on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 249 ells on the 78th floor.
It's about three times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 2.9860 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.33490 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 81.360 ells including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.30840 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 3.2430 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 787.50 ells in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 3 times 242.90 ells.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 800 ells 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 three-tenths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 3 times 242.90 ells.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 800 ells in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.