It's about eight-and-a-half times as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 8.7360 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 0.11450 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 28.05 furlongs 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 18.890 furlongs.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 0.1110 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 9.01 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 2,220 furlongs along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 5.470 furlongs above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about ten times as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 10.07 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 0.0993 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 24.320 furlongs at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about ten times as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 10.09 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 0.09911 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 24.280 furlongs. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about twelve-and-a-half times as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 12.250 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 0.0816327 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 20 furlongs. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about twelve-and-a-half times as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 12.250 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 0.0816327 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 20 furlongs in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about thirteen times as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 0.077 times 245 furlongs.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 19 furlongs. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.