It's about two-fifths as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.422727 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 2.36559 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 146.6670 shackles. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about two-fifths as long as Daytona International Speedway
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.422727 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 2.36559 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 146.6670 shackles in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about three times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 62 shackles is 2.8 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 0.36 times that amount.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 22 shackles to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-third as tall as a Puncak Jaya
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.3482 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 2.872 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 178 shackles. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about one-third as tall as a Vinson Massif
In other words, 62 shackles is 0.3477 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 2.876 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 178.30 shackles at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about three times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 62 shackles is 3.074 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.32534 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 20.1710 shackles tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about three times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 62 shackles is 3.1 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.32 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 20 shackles to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 18 shackles.