It's about one-fortieth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 60 hanks is 0.0252 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 39.70 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 2,390 hanks across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-fortieth as long as The Volga.
In other words, 60 hanks is 0.0249 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 40.20 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 2,410 hanks in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 60 hanks is 0.02331 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 42.90 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 2,574 hanks. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about 45 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 60 hanks is 43.63640 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.0229166 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.3750 hanks. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about 45 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 60 hanks is 45.933010 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.02177084 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.306250 hanks. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 60 hanks is 0.0196 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 51 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 3,070 hanks long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as I-80.
In other words, 60 hanks is 0.0189267 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 52.83540 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 3,170.130 hanks. A 41.0105 hanks stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.