It's about one-fifth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 494.50 smoots is 0.1720 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 5.8140 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 2,875 smoots at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.150 times 494.50 smoots.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 76 smoots. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 494.50 smoots is 0.14920 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 6.7020 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 3,315 smoots at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 2,233 smoots.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 494.50 smoots is 0.1428570 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 7.00001 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 3,461.510 smoots at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 494.50 smoots is 0.14120 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 7.082 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 3,502 smoots. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 494.50 smoots is 0.13590 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 7.3580 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 3,639 smoots above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 494.50 smoots is 7.669330 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.1303890 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 64.47760 smoots from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 5.373130 smoots farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.