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867 hanks is about one-third as as The Mississippi River.
In other words, it's 0.3368 times the of The Mississippi River, and the of The Mississippi River is 2.969 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 2,574 hanks. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
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