It's about 1,000 times as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 1,092.790 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 0.000915089 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 38,653.50 shaftments at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about 1,000 times as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 1,141 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 0.0008764 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 37,020 shaftments at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 24,930 shaftments.
It's about 1,500 times as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 1,316 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 0.0007599 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 32,100 shaftments at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about 1,500 times as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 42,240,000 shaftments is 1,318 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 0.0007587 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 32,050 shaftments. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about 1,500 times as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 0.000625 times 42,240,000 shaftments.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 26,400 shaftments. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about 1,500 times as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, the length of Daytona International Speedway is 0.000625 times 42,240,000 shaftments.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 26,400 shaftments in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about 1,500 times as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 0.00059 times 42,240,000 shaftments.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 26,000 shaftments. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.