It's about fifteen times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 14.930 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.06698 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 sixteen times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.063 times 0.5270 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 sixteen-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.061 times 0.5270 hanks.(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 eighteen times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 0.0556 times 0.5270 hanks.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 0.0293 hanks in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about thirty times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 28.1070 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.035578 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-thirty-fifth as tall as Olympus Mons
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 34 times 0.5270 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 forty times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 0.5270 hanks is 38.32730 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.0260911 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.