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It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 10,000 times 23 centimeters.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 300,000 centimeters. 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-ten-thousandth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.000092780 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 10,780 times that amount.
(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 247,900 centimeters in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 9,144 centimeters and 12,160 centimeters) in the world, having a height of 9,700 centimeters.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.000095276920 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 10,495.720 times that amount.
(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 241,401.60 centimeters. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 7,559.04 centimeters
It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.0001025 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 9,756 times that amount.
(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 224,300 centimeters 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-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.000114332 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 8,746.460 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 201,168 centimeters. 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 one-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.0001203498 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 8,309.1120 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 191,109.60 centimeters. 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 one-four-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.000235 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 4,260 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 97,900 centimeters. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.