It's about one-tenth as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.130 times the height of Big Ben, and the height of Big Ben is 7.70 times that amount.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 630 shaftments. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about eight times as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 8.10 times the height of Muggsy Bogues, and the height of Muggsy Bogues is 0.120 times that amount.(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 10 shaftments tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.1230 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 8.130 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 689 shaftments (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 690 shaftments, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about one-tenth as long as a Football field.
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.1180560 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 8.470560 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 720 shaftments from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 60 shaftments farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.120 times 85 shaftments.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 9.80 shaftments tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.110 times 85 shaftments.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 9.20 shaftments tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about ten times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.10 times 85 shaftments.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 8.50 shaftments. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor