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How long is 4.20 shaftments?

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It's about 500 times as long as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, 4.20 shaftments is 512 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.00195 times that amount.
(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.0082 shaftments. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 99.10 shaftments in height.
It's about one-six-hundredth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 4.20 shaftments is 0.00168 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 595.240 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 2,500.10 shaftments to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 4.20 shaftments is 0.001416 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 706.20 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 2,965 shaftments to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 754.60 shaftments deep.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 769 times 4.20 shaftments.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 3,230 shaftments tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 3,110 shaftments above ground).
It's about one-eight-hundredth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 4.20 shaftments is 0.00126 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 794 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-eight-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 4.20 shaftments is 0.00121 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 826 times that amount.
(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-eight-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 830 times 4.20 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.