It's about as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
It's about as long as The Navy Pier.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 859 meters is 1.04 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.962 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
It's about as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.048 times 859 meters.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 859 meters is 0.906 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.1 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 859 meters is 1.11 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.901 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 Angel Falls.
In other words, 859 meters is 0.877 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.14 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 979 m. 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.