1 hectometre

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A clickable mosaic of objects
at scales within direct human experience, from the micrometric (10−6 m, top left) to the multi-kilometric (105 m, bottom right).
The Great Pyramid of Giza is 138.8 metres high.
British driver location sign and location marker post on the M27 in Hampshire. The location marker posts are installed at 100-metre intervals[1]

To compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 100 metres and 1000 metres (1 kilometre).

Distances shorter than 100 metres

Conversions[edit]

100 metres (sometimes termed a hectometre) is equal to:

  • 328 feet
  • one side of a 1 hectare square
  • a fifth of a modern li, a Chinese unit of measurement
  • the approximate distance travelled by light in 300 nanoseconds.

Human-defined scales and structures[edit]

Sports[edit]

Nature[edit]

Astronomical[edit]

Distances longer than 1 kilometre

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Highways Agency. "Driver Location Signs - Frequently Asked Questions". Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Kingda Ka (Six Flags Great Adventure)". Archived from the original on 25 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-18. 
  3. ^ "Tour Eiffel". Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Burj Dubai all set for 09/09/09 soft opening". Emirates Business 24-7. Archived from the original on 19 January 2009. Retrieved 17 January 2009. 
  5. ^ The Laws of The Game
  6. ^ http://www.monumentaltrees.com/en/trees/coastredwood/coastredwood/
  7. ^ Fujiwara, Akira; et al (2 June 2006). "The Rubble-Pile Asteroid Itokawa as Observed by Hayabusa". Science 312 (5778): 1330–1334. doi:10.1126/science.1125841. PMID 16741107. Archived from the original on 2 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-20.