How long is 2.75 kilometers?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as Steel Dragon 2000
The length of Steel Dragon 2000 is about 2.4790 kilometers.
(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 2.4790 kilometers in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 0.09144 kilometers and 0.12160 kilometers) in the world, having a height of 0.097 kilometers.
It's about nine-tenths as long as The National Mall
The length of The National Mall is about 3 kilometers.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3.0 km. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Belmont Stakes
The length of The Belmont Stakes is about 2.4140160 kilometers.
(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2.4140160 kilometers. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 0.0755904 kilometers
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
The length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is about 2.2430 kilometers.
(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 2.2430 kilometers in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as long as The Kentucky Derby
The length of The Kentucky Derby is about 2.01168 kilometers.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2.01168 kilometers. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about seven-tenths as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame
The length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is about 3.90 kilometers.
(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3.9 km. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as long as The Preakness Stakes
The length of The Preakness Stakes is about 1.9110960 kilometers.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.9110960 kilometers. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about seven-tenths as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is about 4.02336 kilometers.
(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 4.02336 km. 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 seven-tenths as long as Daytona International Speedway
The length of Daytona International Speedway is about 4.02336 kilometers.
(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 4.02336 km 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-fifths as tall as a Puncak Jaya
The height of a Puncak Jaya is about 4.8840 kilometers.
(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 4.8840 kilometers. 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 three-fifths as tall as a Vinson Massif
The height of a Vinson Massif is about 4.8920 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 4.8920 kilometers at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about half as tall as Mount Elbrus
The height of Mount Elbrus is about 5.6420 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 5.6420 kilometers at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 3.80 kilometers.
It's about half as tall as a Kilimanjaro
The height of a Kilimanjaro is about 5.890790 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 5.890790 kilometers at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about half as tall as Mount Logan
The height of Mount Logan is about 5.9590 kilometers.
(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 5.960 kilometers. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about two-fifths as tall as Denali
The height of Denali is about 6.1930 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 6.1930 kilometers above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.