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It's about 0.0000004 times as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.0000003816774 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 2,620,014 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 2,522,549,000 shaftments from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about one-sixty-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.0000166 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 60,200 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-forty-five-thousandth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.00002279 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 43,880 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 42,240,000 shaftments. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.00002344 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 42,660 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) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 41,070 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-thirty-thousandth as long as I-80.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.0000316364 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 31,609.2 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 30,433,300 shaftments. A 393,701 shaftments stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.0000327 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 30,600 times that amount.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 29,500,000 shaftments long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.00003896 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 25,670 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 24,710,000 shaftments. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.