It's about one-tenth as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 0.0017 kilometers is 0.0845065 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 11.83340 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.0201168 kilometers. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.00072 kilometers tall including the bails.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 0.0017 kilometers is 0.061971 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 16.1370 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.027432 kilometers. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 25.30 times 0.0017 kilometers.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 0.0429 kilometers in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 0.0017 kilometers is 0.0362 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 27.60 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0469 kilometers tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 29 times 0.0017 kilometers.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 0.049 kilometers tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-thirtieth as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 0.0017 kilometers is 0.03292 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 30.380 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 0.05164 kilometers from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.032 times 0.0017 kilometers.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.0000540 kilometers tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."