It's about as long as The Mississippi River.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Volga.
In other words, 2,574 hanks is 1.07 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 0.935 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 2,574 hanks is 1.08 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 0.926 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
It's about four-fifths as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 2,574 hanks is 0.839 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 1.19 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
It's about four-fifths as long as I-80.
In other words, 2,574 hanks is 0.811954 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 1.2316 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 3,170.13 hanks. A 41.0105 hanks stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about one-and-one-third times as long as The Danube.
In other words, the length of The Danube is 0.758 times 2,574 hanks.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 1,950 hanks in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 2,574 hanks is 1.62 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 0.617 times that amount.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)