It's about 0.0000005 times as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.0000005160 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 1,940,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 44,600,000 centimeters along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 110,000 centimeters above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 0.0000002 times as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.0000001740 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 5,750,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 132,000,000 centimeters in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about 0.00000010 times as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.00000009870 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 10,100,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 233,000,000 centimeters in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 275,000 centimeters above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 0.00000008 times as long as The Danube.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.00000008070 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 12,400,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 285,000,000 centimeters in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 0.00000007 times as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.00000006590 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 15,200,000 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 349,000,000 centimeters across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about 0.00000007 times as long as The Volga.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.00000006520 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 15,300,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 353,000,000 centimeters in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about 0.00000006 times as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 23 centimeters is 0.000000061070 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 16,370,000 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 376,600,000 centimeters. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.