It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 2,930,000 shaftments is 0.06937 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 14.420 times that amount.(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 42,240,000 shaftments. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about seventeen times as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 0.059 times 2,930,000 shaftments.(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 180,000 shaftments. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 2,930,000 shaftments is 0.0505 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 19.80 times that amount.(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 58,100,000 shaftments. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 2,930,000 shaftments is 0.035004895 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 28.5674330 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth Ã¢â‚¬â€ not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle Ã¢â‚¬â€ has a diameter of approximately 83,702,579 shaftments at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 686,400 shaftments.
It's about 40 times as tall as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench).
In other words, 2,930,000 shaftments is 40.9590 times the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 0.024415 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 40 times as tall as Maxwell Montes.
In other words, 2,930,000 shaftments is 41 times the height of Maxwell Montes, and the height of Maxwell Montes is 0.024 times that amount.(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 50 times as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, 2,930,000 shaftments is 48.710 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 0.02053 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.