It's about 0.00000006 times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000062 times the height of Big Ben, and the height of Big Ben is 16,000,000 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 0.00000007 times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.00000006392 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 15,640,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 610.20 shaftments including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 0.00000008 times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000078 times the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree), and the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 13,000,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 500 shaftments. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about 0.00000009 times as wide as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.0000000868 times the width of The Wingspan of a 747, and the width of The Wingspan of a 747 is 11,500,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 449 shaftments. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 54,400,000 shaftments before refueling.
It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000103 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 9,710,000 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 378 shaftments tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000105 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 9,520,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 370 shaftments tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.00000011 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 9,100,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Great Awakening Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)
The tower of the Mahabodhi Temple measures 360 shaftments in total height. The site has been of sacred interest for more than 2,000 years, with the current Temple dating back at least 1,400 years.