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484 hanks is about 550,000,000 times as long as a Grain of Sand
In other words, it's 566,000,000 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000000177 times that amount.
(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.0000008540 hanks. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 0.0103 hanks in height.
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