It's about 0.0000002 times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000127 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 7,870,000 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 308 shaftments tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.00000012 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 8,300,000 times that amount.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 320 shaftments tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.0000001151 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 8,688,000 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 338.80 shaftments from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
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.
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 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 0.00000009 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.