It's about two times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.50 times 992 shaftments.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 500 shaftments. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about half as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.4670 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 2.140 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 2,130 shaftments tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 243 shaftments or less.
It's about two times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 2.210 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.4520 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 449 shaftments. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 54,400,000 shaftments before refueling.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.396790 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 2.52020 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 2,500.10 shaftments to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 2.620 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.3820 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 378 shaftments tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 2.680 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.3730 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 370 shaftments tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about three times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 2.9280 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.34150 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 338.80 shaftments from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.