It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.021076 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 47.447 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 45,682 shaftments height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 34,121 shaftments high ridge.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.0166 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 60.2 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 58,100 shaftments above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.0262 shaftments and shifting it to the northeast by 0.0295 shaftments each year.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, the height of a Mauna Loa is 62.5 times 962.8 shaftments.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 60,370 shaftments above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about 65 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.016 times 962.8 shaftments.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 15 shaftments. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about 65 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.015 times 962.8 shaftments.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 14 shaftments tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 14 shaftments and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 65 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 0.015 times 962.8 shaftments.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 14 shaftments tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about 70 times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 72.21 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.01385 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 13.33 shaftments from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.