It's about 45 times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 44.80 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.0223 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 1,000 shaftments tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about 45 times as long as The Shambles
In other words, the length of The Shambles is 0.022 times 45,000 shaftments.(a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)
The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 980 shaftments. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about 55 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.019 times 45,000 shaftments.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 850 shaftments. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about 65 times as long as a Football field
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 62.50 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.016 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 720 shaftments from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 60 shaftments farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as long as The Grand Canyon
In other words, the length of The Grand Canyon is 64.90 times 45,000 shaftments.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 2,930,000 shaftments along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 7,220 shaftments above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 65 times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 65.30 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.0153 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 689 shaftments (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 690 shaftments, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about 70 times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 71 times the height of Big Ben, and the height of Big Ben is 0.014 times that amount.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 630 shaftments. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.