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How long is 729 ells?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 729 ells is 1.01 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.99 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 one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 729 ells is 1.08 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.926 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 729 ells is 0.9257 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.08 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 1 times 729 ells.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
It's about nine-tenths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1 times 729 ells.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 729 ells is 0.879 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.14 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 729 ells is 0.851 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.18 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)