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It's about one-ten-thousandth as tall as Maxwell Montes
In other words, the height of Maxwell Montes is 10,000 times 0.04 shackles.
(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 400 shackles. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about 10,000 times as long as a Strand of Hair
In other words, 0.04 shackles is 11,000 times the length of a Strand of Hair, and the length of a Strand of Hair is 0.0000910 times that amount.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about 10,000 times as tall as a Human hair, Strand of
In other words, 0.04 shackles is 11,000 times the height of a Human hair, Strand of, and the height of a Human hair, Strand of is 0.0000910 times that amount.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 ┬Ám (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as tall as Olympus Mons
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 24,000 times 0.04 shackles.
(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 980 shackles. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about one-eighty-five-thousandth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 83,000 times 0.04 shackles.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 3,200 shackles in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.950 shackles above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about one-ninety-five-thousandth as long as The English Channel
In other words, the length of The English Channel is 97,100 times 0.04 shackles.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 3,900 shackles, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about one-one-hundred-thousandth as long as The 405
In other words, 0.04 shackles is 0.00000941550 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 106,210 times that amount.
(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 4,248.40 shackles. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.