It's about one-fiftieth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 581 inches is 0.0191 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 52.40 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 30,400 inches in total height. Although it sits just 1,650,000 inches 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 one-fifty-fifth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 56.20 times 581 inches.(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 32,600 inches to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 22,700 inches on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 11,200 inches on the 78th floor.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 581 inches is 0.0164 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 60.980 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 35,440 inches in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, the height of Tugela Falls is 64.10 times 581 inches.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 37,300 inches in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, the height of Angel Falls is 66.20 times 581 inches.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 38,500 inches. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 581 inches is 0.007721956 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 129.50090 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 75,240 inches. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 581 inches is 0.00733586 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 136.3170 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 79,200 inches. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show