It's about 45 times as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.022 times 0.340 hanks.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 0.0075 hanks tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as tall as Olympus Mons
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 56 times 0.340 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 60 times as long as a London bus
In other words, 0.340 hanks is 59.40 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.0168 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 0.00573 hanks in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about 80 times as tall as a Giraffe
It's about 100 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 0.340 hanks is 121.90 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.008203 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.002788 hanks. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, 0.340 hanks is 0.0057 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 180 times that amount.(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-two-hundredth as long as The English Channel
In other words, 0.340 hanks is 0.00465 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 215 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.