It's about eight times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 8.03 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.1250 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 5,060 shaftments in total height. Although it sits just 276,000 shaftments from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about ten times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.10 times 40,640 shaftments.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 4,000 shaftments to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about eleven times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.091 times 40,640 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.
It's about eleven times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 11.1930 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.089342 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 3,630.80 shaftments tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about twelve times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 11.80 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.0847 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 twelve times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 40,640 shaftments is 12.20 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.082 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 twelve-and-a-half times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.0794 times 40,640 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 100