It's about one-tenth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 240.60 spans is 0.1040 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 9.620 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 2,310 spans to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 1,800 spans.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 10 times 240.60 spans.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 2,400 spans to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 2,200 spans.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 240.60 spans is 0.0994 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 10.06 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 2,420.50 spans tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 11 times 240.60 spans.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 2,700 spans to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about thirteen-and-a-half times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 240.60 spans is 13.480 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.07418 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 17.840 spans. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, the height of Gocta Falls is 14 times 240.60 spans.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 3,370 spans in total height. Although it sits just 184,000 spans from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 15.10 times 240.60 spans.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 3,620 spans to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 2,520 spans on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 1,250 spans on the 78th floor.