It's about one-tenth as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 0.0016 hanks is 0.12220 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 8.18330 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.013093 hanks. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 0.0016 hanks is 0.1163640 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 8.593720 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.01375 hanks. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.000492126 hanks tall including the bails.
It's about one-tenth as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 0.0016 hanks is 0.085333 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 11.7190 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.01875 hanks. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 0.0016 hanks is 0.0499 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 20 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0321 hanks tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 21 times 0.0016 hanks.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 0.033 hanks tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 0.0016 hanks is 0.04533 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 22.06 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 0.0353 hanks from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 24.10 times 0.0016 hanks.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 0.0385 hanks tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.