It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 0.048368 times the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 20.6750 times that amount.(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 71,535 shaftments below sea level. There has been only one manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep — a 1960 voyage that took 4 hours and 48 minutes to reach the bottom.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Mauna Loa
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 0.05752 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 17.390 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 60,370 shaftments above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Mount Everest
In other words, the height of Mount Everest is 16.80 times 3,460 shaftments.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. Sagarmatha, a.k.a. Mount Qomolangma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 58,100 shaftments above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak â€” raising it by 0.0262 shaftments and shifting it to the northeast by 0.0295 shaftments each year.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Aconcagua
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 0.075741 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 13.2030 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 45,682 shaftments height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 34,121 shaftments high ridge.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Las Vegas Strip
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 13 times 3,460 shaftments.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 45,000 shaftments along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 160,000,000 shaftments of neon light tubing.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Calangute Beach
In other words, the length of Calangute Beach is 10 times 3,460 shaftments.(Goa, India) (approximate)
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Goa, Calangute Beach, the "Queen of Beaches," stretches about 7 km in length.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Denali
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 0.08515 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 11.740 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 40,640 shaftments above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.