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 It's about one-sixtieth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon. In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 0.01674497 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 59.719430 times that amount. (a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee) The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 2,522,549,000 shaftments from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites. It's about one-fifth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth. In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 0.160633160 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 6.22536470 times that amount. (Equatorial)The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 262,959,410 shaftments. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days. It's about half as long as The Diameter of Earth. In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 0.504643940 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 1.98159520 times that amount. (Equatorial)The Earth â€” not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle 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 1942 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 686,400 shaftments. It's about three-fourths as long as The Great Wall of China (total). In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 0.7270 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 1.380 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 as long as The Amazon River. (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 one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only). In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 1.028 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 0.97280 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) (wall segments only)The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 41,070 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-and-two-fifths times as long as I-80. In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 1.387950 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 0.7204870 times that amount. (a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length) Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 30,433,300 shaftments. A 393,701 shaftments stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.