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How long is 45,000 shaftments?

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It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Diameter of Earth
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 0.00053761784 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 1,860.0573 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — 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 3,000 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.00033 times 45,000 shaftments.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 15 shaftments. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about 3,000 times as tall as André the Giant
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3,100 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.00032 times that amount.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 14 shaftments tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 14 shaftments and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 3,000 times as tall as Shaq
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3,100 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.00032 times that amount.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 14 shaftments tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about 3,500 times as long as a Queen Size Bed
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3,375 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.0002963 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 13.330 shaftments from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 3,500 times as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3,375 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.0002963 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 13.330 shaftments from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 3,500 times as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3,430 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.000292 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 13 shaftments tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 1.310 shaftments shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.