It's about one-twentieth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 308 shaftments is 0.0567 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 17.60 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.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 308 shaftments is 0.05215 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 19.180 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 5,906 shaftments in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about twenty times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.05 times 308 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 one-twentieth as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 20 times 308 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-twentieth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 20 times 308 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 one-twentieth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 308 shaftments is 0.0495 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 20.20 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 6,220 shaftments in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 308 shaftments is 0.0479 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 20.90 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 6,420 shaftments. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.