World Land Speed record

World Land Speed record (1,228 km/h)

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If World Land Speed record (1,228 km/h) was a standard unit ...

  • Speed of sound (1,236 km/h)...more would be about as big as World Land Speed record
  • World Land Speed record for motorcycles (606 km/h)...more would be 1/2 of World Land Speed record
  • Fastest speed attained by a maglev train (603 km/h)...more would be 1/2 of World Land Speed record
  • Fastest speed attained by a wind-powered watercraft (121.2 km/h)...more would be 1/10 of World Land Speed record
  • Top speed of a Blue Whale (50 km/h)...more would be 1/25 of World Land Speed record
  • Top speed of a killer whale (48.3 km/h)...more would be 1/25 of World Land Speed record
  • Comfortable walking speed (5 km/h)...more would be 1/250 of World Land Speed record