It's about 60 times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.017 times 55,000 milimeters.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 910 milimeters. Thumb stopped growing at 640 milimeters when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 70 times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, 55,000 milimeters is 68 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.015 times that amount.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 810 milimeters. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 70 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.014 times 55,000 milimeters.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 790 milimeters, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1,600 milimeters. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-seventieth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 71 times 55,000 milimeters.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3,900,000 milimeters. 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 one-seventy-fifth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
In other words, 55,000 milimeters is 0.0136702 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 73.15180 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 4,023,360 milimeters. 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 one-seventy-fifth as long as Daytona International Speedway
In other words, 55,000 milimeters is 0.0136702 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 73.15180 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 4,023,360 milimeters 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 85 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.012 times 55,000 milimeters.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 660 milimeters, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1,300 milimeters. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s