Petronas Twin Towers
El Capitan (3700 ft; 1127 m) and the
This image shows the Twin Petronas Towers - the tallest buildings in the world - juxtaposed at the base of El Capitan. To scale. Since El Capitan is two-thirds of a mile away in this image, the trees in the middle ground appear overly large. However, they are only a few hundred yards away. I hope this puts the proper scale to the immensity of Yosemite and its denizens.