It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 170 times 1,060 shaftments.(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 180,000 shaftments. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about 200 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 1,060 shaftments is 180 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0056 times that amount.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 6 shaftments. Thumb stopped growing at 4.20 shaftments when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 200 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.005 times 1,060 shaftments.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 5.20 shaftments, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 10 shaftments. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 200 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.005 times 1,060 shaftments.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 5.30 shaftments. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 250 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0042 times 1,060 shaftments.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 4.30 shaftments, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 8.70 shaftments. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 400 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 1,060 shaftments is 424 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00236 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.00521 shaftments of 2.50 shaftments in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 560 times 1,060 shaftments.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 580,000 shaftments in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 170 shaftments above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.