It's about one-fourth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.273220 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 3.66010 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 3,630.80 shaftments 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-fourth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.250 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 4 times that amount.(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 4,000 shaftments 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 one-fifth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 5 times 992 shaftments.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 6,000 shaftments in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 5 times 992 shaftments.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 6,000 shaftments in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.1960 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 5.10 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 5,060 shaftments in total height. Although it sits just 276,000 shaftments 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-fifth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.1830 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 5.460 times that amount.(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 5,430 shaftments to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 3,790 shaftments on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 1,870 shaftments on the 78th floor.
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 5.51110 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.181450 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 180 shaftments. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.