It's about five-and-a-half times as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 5.46807 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.18288 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 six times as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 5.755859 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.173736 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-tenth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 0.13 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 7.7 times that amount.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 8,800,000 centimeters in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 2,600 centimeters above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about one-tenth as wide as The English Channel
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 0.103 times the width of The English Channel, and the width of The English Channel is 9.71 times that amount.(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 10,700,000 centimeters, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about ten times as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 10 times the length of The Navy Pier, and the length of The Navy Pier is 0.1 times that amount.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 90,000 centimeters in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about ten times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 10 times the height of The Three Sisters Falls, and the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.1 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 90,000 centimeters in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about one-tenth as long as The 405
In other words, 1,100,000 centimeters is 0.09439 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 10.595 times that amount.(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 11,654,000 centimeters. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.