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How long is 487 smoots?

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It's about as tall as Burj Dubai.
(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 487 smoots is 1.07 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.935 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 Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 487 smoots is 0.9208 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.086 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 1 times 487 smoots.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
It's about nine-tenths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1 times 487 smoots.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 500 smoots in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Nay Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval soldiers stationed there during World War I.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 487 smoots is 0.874 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.14 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 557 smoots in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about four-fifths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 487 smoots is 0.847 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.18 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 575 smoots. 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.