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It's about one-six-hundred-thousandth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 918 microns is 0.0000016590 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 602,770 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 553,330,000 microns 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 600,000 times as long as a Glucose Molecule.
In other words, 918 microns is 610,000 times the length of a Glucose Molecule, and the length of a Glucose Molecule is 0.00000160 times that amount.
(C6H12O6, a.k.a. grape sugar) (open chain form)
Am individual glucose molecule measures 0.0015 microns in its open-chain form. Glucose is the most common fuel source of energy in human biology, with 3.75 kilocalories of energy per gram.
It's about one-six-hundred-fifty-thousandth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 670,000 times 918 microns.
(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 610,000,000 microns 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-eight-hundred-fifty-thousandth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 918 microns is 0.000001190 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 840,000 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 771,000,000 microns in total height. Although it sits just 42,000,000,000 microns 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-nine-hundred-thousandth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 918 microns is 0.000001110 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 901,000 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 828,000,000 microns to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 577,000,000 microns on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 285,000,000 microns on the 78th floor.
It's about one-one-millionth as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 918 microns is 0.000001020 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 980,400 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 900,100,000 microns in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-one-millionth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, 918 microns is 0.000001000 times the length of The Navy Pier, and the length of The Navy Pier is 1,000,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 900,000,000 microns in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.