It's about seven-tenths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.710 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.410 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 16,200 centimeters from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.6970 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.430 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 16,500 centimeters. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.679310 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 1.47210 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 16,929 centimeters tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.670 times 11,500 centimeters.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 7,600 centimeters. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about two-thirds as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.6610 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 1.510 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 17,400 centimeters to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.6250 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 1.60 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 18,400 centimeters tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-and-two-thirds times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.5950 times 11,500 centimeters.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 6,850 centimeters. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 829,000,000 centimeters before refueling.