It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.02999 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 33.34 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 32,100 shaftments at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about forty times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 35.97 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.0278 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 26.77 shaftments. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.02601 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 38.45 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 37,020 shaftments at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 24,930 shaftments.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.0249085 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 40.1469 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 38,653.5 shaftments at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.02462 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 40.62 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 39,110 shaftments. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 962.8 shaftments is 0.02369 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 42.21 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 40,640 shaftments above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 45 times 962.8 shaftments.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 45,000 shaftments along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 160,000,000 shaftments of neon light tubing.