It's about one-tenth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 10 times 720 shaftments.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 6,000 shaftments in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 10 times 720 shaftments.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 6,000 shaftments in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about thirteen times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 720 shaftments is 13.10 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.0763 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 55 shaftments in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 720 shaftments is 0.05741627 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 17.416670 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.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 720 shaftments is 0.0545455 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 18.33330 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 twenty times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 720 shaftments is 0.04892 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 20.440 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.