It's about nine times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 8.820 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.1130 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 74 paces tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 9.6370 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.10380 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 67.770 paces from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 0.10190 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 9.8140 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 6,409 paces. 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 one-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 0.10170 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 9.8330 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 6,420 paces 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 The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.10 times 653.08 paces.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 64 paces tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0943 times 653.08 paces.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 61.50 paces tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 0.0882 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 11.340 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 7,404 paces 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 4,987 paces.