It's about one-six-hundredth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 0.00026 hanks is 0.00168 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 595 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 0.1550 hanks above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-eight-hundredth as long as The QE2
In other words, 0.00026 hanks is 0.00129 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 775 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 0.2010 hanks. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 6,560,000 hanks, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-eight-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 0.00026 hanks is 0.00117 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 855 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 0.2210 hanks tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 0.0253 hanks or less.
It's about one-one-thousandth as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 0.00026 hanks is 0.00099837 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1,001.60 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 0.260420 hanks to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about one-one-thousandth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 0.00026 hanks is 0.0008418 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1,188 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 0.30890 hanks to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 0.0786 hanks deep.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 0.00026 hanks is 0.000773 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1,290 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.3360 hanks tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1,400 times 0.00026 hanks.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 0.370 hanks to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 0.340 hanks.