It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 0.0398 rods is 0.0004429 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 2,258 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 89.860 rods to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 22.870 rods deep.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 0.0398 rods is 0.000407 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 2,460 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 97.80 rods tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 2,700 times 0.0398 rods.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 110 rods to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 99 rods.
It's about one-three-thousandth as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 0.0398 rods is 0.00036174 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 2,764.40 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 110.02 rods 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 one-three-thousandth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 0.0398 rods is 0.00033 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 3,000 times that amount.(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 120 rods 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-four-thousandth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 0.0398 rods is 0.00026 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 3,850 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 153 rods in total height. Although it sits just 8,350 rods 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-four-thousandth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 0.0398 rods is 0.000242 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 4,130 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 165 rods to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 115 rods on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 56.70 rods on the 78th floor.