It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.021715 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 46.051 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 45,682 shaftments height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 34,121 shaftments high ridge.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.0171 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 58.50 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 58,100 shaftments above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.0262 shaftments and shifting it to the northeast by 0.0295 shaftments each year.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.01649 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 60.640 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 60,370 shaftments above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about 65 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.015 times 992 shaftments.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 15 shaftments. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about 70 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 69 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.014 times that amount.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 14 shaftments tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 14 shaftments and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 70 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 69 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.014 times that amount.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 14 shaftments tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-seventieth as tall as Maxwell Montes.
In other words, the height of Maxwell Montes is 71 times 992 shaftments.(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 72,000 shaftments. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.