Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 3,170.130 hanks?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about forty times as long as Hadrian's Wall.
In other words, the length of Hadrian's Wall is 0.026 times 3,170.130 hanks.
(a.k.a. Roman Wall, a.k.a. The Wall, a.k.a. Vallo di Adriano, a.k.a. Vallum Aelium, a.k.a. Severus' Wall) (from North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom to Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom)
Hadrian's Wall, which crossed England form the North Sea to the Irish Sea during the time of Roman rule, measures 82 hanks (about 79 Roman miles). Roman soldiers — at one time up to 10,000 of them — only occupied Great Britain for about 246 years after the wall was built, after which time the local Brits began to take residence the wall's garrisons.
It's about forty times as long as The 405.
In other words, 3,170.130 hanks is 39.7980 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 0.025127 times that amount.
(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 79.6570 hanks. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.
It's about 45 times as long as The English Channel.
In other words, 3,170.130 hanks is 43.30 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 0.0231 times that amount.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 73.10 hanks, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about 55 times as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 0.019 times 3,170.130 hanks.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 60 hanks in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.018 hanks above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 3,170.130 hanks is 0.01206448 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 82.887950 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 262,765.50 hanks from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about 150 times as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 0.0059 times 3,170.130 hanks.
(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 18 hanks. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about 400 times as tall as Maxwell Montes.
In other words, 3,170.130 hanks is 420 times the height of Maxwell Montes, and the height of Maxwell Montes is 0.0024 times that amount.
(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 7.50 hanks. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.