It's about 75 times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.014 times 3.8560 hanks.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 0.052 hanks. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about one-eightieth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 3.8560 hanks is 0.0126 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 79.40 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 305 hanks along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 0.7520 hanks above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 80 times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, 3.8560 hanks is 82.40 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.0121 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 0.0468 hanks. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 5,660 hanks before refueling.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 3.8560 hanks is 97.90 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.0102 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 0.0394 hanks tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.01 times 3.8560 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.
It's about 100 times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 3.8560 hanks is 109.20 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.009158 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 100 times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 3.8560 hanks is 120 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.00833 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.