It's about as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 1.8 leas. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 1.8 leas is 0.861 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 1.16 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 2.09 leas tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 1.8 leas is 1.183 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.8453 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 1.521 leas to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as a Football field.
In other words, the length of a Football field is 0.833333 times 1.8 leas.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 1.5 leas from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 0.125 leas farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about four-fifths as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 1.8 leas is 0.833 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.2 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 2.16 leas to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 1,310 leas to the northwest.
It's about four-fifths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 1.8 leas is 0.813 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.23 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 2.21 leas from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 1.8 leas is 1.25 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.8 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 1.44 leas (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 1.44 leas, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added