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How long is 537 ells?

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It's about as tall as a Canton Tower.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 530 ells to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.91 times 537 ells.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 470 ells to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 440 ells.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 537 ells is 1.1093 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.90147 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 484.1 ells tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 537 ells is 1.16 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.862 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 461 ells to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 361 ells.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 537 ells is 1.21 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.826 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 444 ells to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 537 ells is 1.25 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.8 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 430 ells tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 415 ells above ground).
It's about four-fifths as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 537 ells is 0.796 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 1.26 times that amount.
(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.