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How long is 1,300 centimeters?

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It's about as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
It's about nine-tenths as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 1,300 centimeters is 0.8886 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 1.125 times that amount.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, 1,300 centimeters is 0.87 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 1.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.83 times 1,300 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
It's about two-thirds as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 1,300 centimeters is 0.67864 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 1.4735 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
It's about two-thirds as long as a Cricket pitch.
In other words, 1,300 centimeters is 0.646226 times the length of a Cricket pitch, and the length of a Cricket pitch is 1.54745 times that amount.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #7)
It's about one-and-a-half times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 1,300 centimeters is 1.55 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.645 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)