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45,390 minutes is about half as long as Columbus' voyage to America
In other words, it's 0.5 times the length of Columbus' voyage to America, and the length of Columbus' voyage to America is 2 times that amount.
(1492) (first voyage)
Attempting to find a western route to Asia, Christopher Columbus set sail on August 3rd, 1492 and landed in the Bahamas on October 12th — 100,000 minutes later. After one of Columbus' ships, the Santa Maria ran aground in present-day Haiti, he ordered that the timber be used to used to build a fort and settlement called La Navidad; it remains missing to archaeologists to this day.
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