It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.023411 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 42.7150 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 one-fiftieth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 48 times 85 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 one-sixtieth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.0168 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 59.50 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-sixty-fifth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 64.10 times 85 shaftments.(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 one-seventieth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 85 shaftments is 0.01439 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 69.490 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-seventy-fifth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, the height of Tugela Falls is 73 times 85 shaftments.(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-seventy-fifth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, the height of Angel Falls is 75.80 times 85 shaftments.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 6,420 shaftments. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.