It's about three-fifths as tall as Maxwell Montes.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 0.560 times the height of Maxwell Montes, and the height of Maxwell Montes is 1.80 times that amount.(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 72,000 shaftments. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about two times as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 0.50 times 40,640 shaftments.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 20,000 shaftments. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 2.4980 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 0.40030 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 16,270 shaftments in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 600 shaftments and 798 shaftments) in the world, having a height of 636.50 shaftments.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 2.5656570 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.38976370 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 three times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 2.7610 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.36220 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 three times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 3.07879 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.3248030 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 three times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 3.2408290 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.3085630 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.