It's about one-four-hundredth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.00266 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 376 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-four-hundredth as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.0024 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 420 times that amount.(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-four-hundredth as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.0023631 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 423.170 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-five-hundredth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.0021 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 480 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-six-hundredth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.0017 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 588 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-six-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.00158 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 633 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.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 0.260 rods is 0.001453 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 688.20 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 179 rods in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.