It's about one-sixtieth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.0165 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 60.60 times that amount.(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 3,330 shaftments to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 63 times 55 shaftments.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 3,500 shaftments to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 3,300 shaftments.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the height of The Sears Tower is 62.90 times 55 shaftments.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 3,460 shaftments to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 2,710 shaftments.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.015148 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 66.015 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 3,630.80 shaftments tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-seventieth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 71 times 55 shaftments.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 4,000 shaftments to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-ninetieth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.0109 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 91.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 5,060 shaftments in total height. Although it sits just 276,000 shaftments from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.0101 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 99 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 5,430 shaftments to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 3,790 shaftments on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 1,870 shaftments on the 78th floor.