It's about two-thirds as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.65940 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 1.5170 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 1,122 rods 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 755.60 rods.
It's about one-and-a-half times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 1.5410420 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.64891160 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 480 rods. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 15.0303 rods
It's about three-fifths as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.6315110 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 1.58350 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 1,171.320 rods at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.62430 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 1.6020 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 1,185 rods. 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-and-two-thirds times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 739.70 rods is 1.6590 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.60280 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 446 rods in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Denali.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.60070 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 1.6650 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 1,231 rods 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 half as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.550 times the length of The Las Vegas Strip, and the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 1.80 times that amount.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 1,400 rods along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 4,800,000 rods of neon light tubing.