How long is 5.2 kilometers?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times 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 one-and-one-tenth times 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 nine-tenths 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 nine-tenths 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 nine-tenths 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 four-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.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times 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 one-and-three-tenths times 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 one-and-three-tenths times 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 three-fourths as long as The Las Vegas Strip
The length of The Las Vegas Strip is about 6.80 kilometers.
(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 6.8 km along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 24,000 km of neon light tubing.
It's about three-fourths as tall as Aconcagua
The height of Aconcagua is about 6.96190 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 6.96190 kilometers height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 5.20 kilometers high ridge.
It's about seven-tenths as long as Calangute Beach
The length of Calangute Beach is about 7 kilometers.
(Goa, India) (approximate)
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Goa, Calangute Beach, the "Queen of Beaches," stretches about 7 km in length.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Mount Everest
The height of Mount Everest is about 8.848860 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. Sagarmatha, a.k.a. Mount Qomolangma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest rises 8.848860 kilometers above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak â€” raising it by 0.00000400 kilometers and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00000450 kilometers each year.
It's about three-fifths as tall as a Mauna Loa
The height of a Mauna Loa is about 9.1680 kilometers.
(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 9.20 kilometers above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about two times 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.