It's about one-fourth as tall as a Mauna Loa
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.24470 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 4.087 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 four times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 4.20 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.240 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 3,500 shaftments to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 3,300 shaftments.
It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 4.560 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.2190 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 3,230 shaftments tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.205770 times the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 4.85980 times that amount.(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 71,535 shaftments below sea level. There has been only one manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep — a 1960 voyage that took 4 hours and 48 minutes to reach the bottom.
It's about five times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 4.9640 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.20150 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 2,965 shaftments to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 754.60 shaftments deep.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Maxwell Montes
In other words, the height of Maxwell Montes is 5 times 14,720 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.
It's about six times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 5.88780 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.169840 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