It's about ten-and-a-half times as long as The English Channel.
In other words, the length of The English Channel is 0.0935 times 781 hanks.(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 73.1 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.
It's about thirteen times as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 0.077 times 781 hanks.(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 40 times as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, 781 hanks is 42 times the height of Olympus Mons, and the height of Olympus Mons is 0.024 times that amount.(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 100 times as tall as Maxwell Montes.
In other words, the height of Maxwell Montes is 0.01 times 781 hanks.(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 7.5 hanks. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench).
In other words, 781 hanks is 104.81 times the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 0.0095411 times that amount.(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 7.4516 hanks below sea level. There has been only one manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep — a 1960 voyage that took 4 hours and 48 minutes to reach the bottom.
It's about 100 times as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, 781 hanks is 124.6 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 0.008026 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 6.288 hanks above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about 150 times as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 781 hanks is 129 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 0.00775 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 6.05 hanks above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.00000273 hanks and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00000308 hanks each year.