It's about 1,500 times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 1,250 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.0008 times that amount.(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 11.70 shaftments in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.000787 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 1,270 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 18,700,000 shaftments in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 1,500 times as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 0.00077 times 14,720 shaftments.(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 11 shaftments. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about 1,500 times as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, the height of Muggsy Bogues is 0.00071 times 14,720 shaftments.(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 10 shaftments tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.
It's about 1,500 times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.00067 times 14,720 shaftments.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 9.80 shaftments tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.000643 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 1,560 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 22,900,000 shaftments across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Volga.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.000636 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 1,570 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 23,200,000 shaftments in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.