It's about one-twentieth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.04659 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 21.460 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 5,214 ells. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.04483 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 22.310 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 5,418 ells above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 24 times 242.90 ells.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 5,900 ells along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 21,000,000 ells of neon light tubing.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.04 times 242.90 ells.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 9.60 ells tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.039879 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 25.076 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 6,090.90 ells height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 4,549.40 ells high ridge.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.0314 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 31.80 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 7,740 ells above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.0035 ells and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00394 ells each year.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.03028 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 33.03 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 8,049 ells above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.