It's about 60 times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 62 shackles is 62 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.01613 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 1 shackles. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as wide as The English Channel
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.016 times the width of The English Channel, and the width of The English Channel is 62.9 times that amount.(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-seventieth as long as The 405
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.01459 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 68.521 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.
It's about one-seventieth as long as Hadrian's Wall
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.01 times the length of Hadrian's Wall, and the length of Hadrian's Wall is 71 times that amount.(a.k.a. Roman Wall, a.k.a. The Wall, a.k.a. Vallo di Adriano, a.k.a. Vallum Aelium, a.k.a. Severus' Wall) (from North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom to Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom)
Hadrian's Wall, which crossed England form the North Sea to the Irish Sea during the time of Roman rule, measures 4,400 shackles (about 79 Roman miles). Roman soldiers — at one time up to 10,000 of them — only occupied Great Britain for about 246 years after the wall was built, after which time the local Brits began to take residence the wall's garrisons.
It's about 85 times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 62 shackles is 84.5455 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.01183 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.7333330 shackles. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.0262467 shackles tall including the bails.
It's about 90 times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 62 shackles is 88.786 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.01126 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.698310 shackles. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, 62 shackles is 110 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.009 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 0.550 shackles tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.