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weights and measures

linear measure


1 mm (millimetre) = 0.001 m
1 line = 2.12 mm
1 cm (centimetre) = 0.01 metre = 0.3937 inch
1 inch = 12 lines = 2.54 cm
1 hand = 4 inches = 10.16 cm
1 foot = 12 inches = 30.48 cm
1 yard = 3 feet = 91.44 cm
1 rod = 5½ yards = 5.029 m
1 m (metre) = 1.0936 yard = 3.2809 feet
1 fathom = 6 feet = 1.829 m
1 chain = 4 rods = 20.117 m
1 cable's length = 100 fathoms = 182.9 m
1 furlong = 10 chains = 201.168 m
1 km (kilometre) = 1,000 metres = 0.62138 miles
1 mile = 1,760 yards = 1.609 km
1 nauticle mile = 1,852 metres


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