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It's about one-seven-hundred-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.000001460 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 685,000 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 58,100,000 shaftments. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-one-millionth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.00000101550040 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 984,736.20 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 83,702,579 shaftments at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 686,400 shaftments.
It's about 1,500,000 times as long as a Red Blood Cell.
In other words, the length of a Red Blood Cell is 0.000000590 times 85 shaftments.
(a.k.a. RBCs, a.k.a. haematids, a.k.a. erythrocyte, a.k.a. erythroid cells, a.k.a. red blood corpuscles) An average Red Blood Cell measures 7.5 µm (micrometers) in diameter. An average human has 20 - 30 trillion red blood cells in their body and each cell completes a circulatory lap in about 20 seconds.
It's about 2,000,000 times as long as a Nucleus (Cellular).
In other words, 85 shaftments is 2,200,000 times the length of a Nucleus (Cellular), and the length of a Nucleus (Cellular) is 0.000000450 times that amount.
(for animal cell)
The nucleus of an animal cell measures an average of 0.0000390 shaftments. The nucleus is the largest organelle in these cells, accounting for about 10% of the cell's total volume.
It's about 0.0000003 times as long as The Circumfrence of Earth.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.00000032324380 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 3,093,640.20 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 262,959,410 shaftments. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about 6,500,000 times as long as an E. coli Bacterium.
In other words, the length of an E. coli Bacterium is 0.000000150 times 85 shaftments.
(Escherichia coli) (rod-shaped configuration)
An rod-shaped E. coli bacterium measures about 0.0000130 shaftments in length. A staple of biology labs, E. coli can reproduce in as little as twenty minutes.
It's about 7,000,000 times as long as a Mitochondrion.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 6,890,000 times the length of a Mitochondrion, and the length of a Mitochondrion is 0.0000001450 times that amount.
(Eukaryotic; average)
A mitochondrion measures between 0.75 and 3 micrometers (µm). The mitochondrion is commonly referred to as the powerhouse of the cell, responsible for the generation of ATP. The size, shape, and distribution of mitochondria varies widely, with human liver cells each having 1,000 to 2,000 mitochondria.