It's about one-fifth as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.1680 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 5.9520 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 5,906 shaftments in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.1590 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 6.290 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 6,220 shaftments in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 0.1540 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 6.490 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 6,420 shaftments. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 7.515150 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.1330650 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 132 shaftments. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 4.724410 shaftments tall including the bails.
It's about eight times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 7.89210 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.126710 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 125.70 shaftments. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about ten times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.10 times 992 shaftments.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 98 shaftments tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 992 shaftments is 10.330 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.09681 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 96 shaftments (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.