It's about as long as The National Mall.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3,000 ells. 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 nine-tenths as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, 3,000 ells is 0.880 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 1.10 times that amount.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3,400 ells. 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 nine-tenths as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 3,000 ells is 0.8522730 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 1.173330 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 3,520 ells. 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 nine-tenths as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 3,000 ells is 0.8522730 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 1.173330 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 3,520 ells 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-two-fifths times as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 3,000 ells is 1.3830 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 0.72310 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 2,169 ells in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 80 ells and 106.40 ells) in the world, having a height of 84.860 ells.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 3,000 ells is 1.4204550 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.70399980 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2,112 ells. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 66.133330 ells
It's about seven-tenths as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 3,000 ells is 0.70210 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 1.4240 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 4,273 ells. 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.