It's about one-fortieth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 630,000 shaftments is 0.02549 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 39.230 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 24,710,000 shaftments. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about forty times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 630,000 shaftments is 39.772730 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.02514286 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 15,840 shaftments. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 496 shaftments
It's about 45 times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 630,000 shaftments is 42.810 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.02336 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 14,720 shaftments in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 46.70 times 630,000 shaftments.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 29,500,000 shaftments long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about 50 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 630,000 shaftments is 47.72730 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.0209524 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 13,200 shaftments. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about one-fiftieth as long as I-80.
In other words, 630,000 shaftments is 0.020701 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 48.30680 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.
It's about 50 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 630,000 shaftments is 50.239230 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.01990476 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 12,540 shaftments. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.