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It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.140 times 630 shaftments.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 85 shaftments. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 630 shaftments is 0.1250 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 8 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 one-tenth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 630 shaftments is 0.1160 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 8.620 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 eight-and-a-half times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.110 times 630 shaftments.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 72 shaftments tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 630 shaftments is 0.10670 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 9.3720 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 one-tenth as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 630 shaftments is 0.1010 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 9.90 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-tenth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 10 times 630 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.