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  • Line to Angstroms
    • 1 Ångström is equal to 0.1 nanometers. Expressed in the SI base unit meters 1 Ångström is equal to 1 x 10-10 meters. 1 Å = 0.0000000001 m.
  • Line to Arpents
    • 1 Arpent (as a length) contains 180 feet (French measure) and 1 Foot (French measure) = 12.789 inches according to Canadian Weights and Measures Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6). 1 Arpent = 180 ft (French measure) = 58.471308 meters.
  • Line to Cable Lengths (Imperial)
    • 608 ft
  • Line to Cable Lengths (International)
    • 1/10 nmi
  • Line to Cable Lengths (U.S.)
    • 720 ft
  • Line to Centimeters
    • 1/100th of a meter. The prefix centi indicates 1/100th of the base unit.
  • Line to Chains
    • 66 ft = 4 rods
  • Line to Cubits
    • Distance from fingers to elbow, estimated at 18 inches for a Biblical cubit, other cubits may vary. 1 Cubit = 45.72 centimeters = 0.4572 meters.
  • Line to Decameters
    • 1 Decameter is equal to exactly 10 meters.
  • Line to Decimeters
    • 1 Decimeter is equal to exactly 0.1 meters (10 centimeters).
  • Line to Ells
    • 45 in
  • Line to Fathoms
    • Unit of length measuring exactly 6 feet or 2 yards (international foot of 0.3048 meters). Primarily used to measure water depths. In SI units 1 fathom is exactly 1.8288 meters. 1 fm = 1.8288 m.
  • Line to Feet
    • International survey foot defined as exactly 0.3048 meters by convention in 1959. This is the most common modern foot measure. US Survey may also be used but are nearly identical for short distances. 1 ft = 0.3048 m.
  • Line to Feet (French measure)
    • 1 Foot (French measure or Paris foot) = 12.789 inches according to Canadian Weights and Measures Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6). Assuming 25.4 millimeters per inch as per international agreement. 1 ft (French measure) = 0.3248406 m.
  • Line to Feet (U.S. Survey)
    • Exactly 1200/3937 meters by definition. In decimal terms approximately 0.304 800 609 601 219 meters. Variation from the common international foot of exactly 0.3048 meters may only be considerable over large survey distances. 1 ft (US survey) = 1200/3937 m
  • Line to Fingers
    • 1 finger is exactly 7/8 inches. Using SI units 1 finger is 0.022225 meters.
  • Line to Fingers (cloth)
    • 1 finger (cloth) is exactly 4 1/2 inches. Using SI units 1 finger (cloth) is 0.1143 meters.
  • Line to French
    • 1 french is exactly 1/3 millimeters. In SI units 1 french is 3.333... x 10-4 meters.
  • Line to Furlongs
    • 10 Chains = 660 ft = 220 yd
  • Line to Gigameters
    • 1 Gigameter is equal to 1 000 000 000 meters (SI unit).
  • Line to Hands
    • Approximates the breadth of an adult human hand. Standardized to exactly 4 inches. Used to measure the height of horses. 1 hand is exactly 101.6 millimeters or 0.1016 meters (SI base unit). 1 h = 0.1016 m.
  • Line to Inches
    • 1/36 yd = 1/12 ft
  • Line to Kilofeet
    • 1 Kilofoot is equal to 1000 feet. There are 304.8 meters (SI base unit) in a kilofoot using the standard international foot of exactly 0.3048 meters. 1 kft = 304.8 meters.
  • Line to Kilometers
    • 1 Kilometer is equal to 1000 meters. Meters is the SI base unit of length. The prefix kilo, abbreviated "k", indicates one thousand. 1 km = 1000 m.
  • Line to Leagues
    • 4 000 meters. A general or metric league of 4 kilometers. Leagues based on the mile are typically smaller at 3 miles, however there are many variations. Used by Jules Verne in 20 000 Leagues Under the Sea. 1 League (metric) = 4 000 meters (SI unit).
  • Line to Leagues (land)
    • 1 league (land) is exactly 3 US Statute miles. In SI units 1 league is 4828.032 meters.
  • Line to Light Days
    • 1 Light day is 2.590 206 837 12 x 1013 meters (SI unit). Distance light travels in a vacuum in one day.
  • Line to Light Hours
    • 1 Light hour is 1.079 252 8488 x 1012 meters (SI unit). Distance light travels in a vacuum in one hour.
  • Line to Light Minutes
    • 1 Light minute is 1.798 754 748 x 1010 meters (SI unit). Distance light travels in a vacuum in one minute.
  • Line to Light Seconds
    • 1 Light second is equal to 299 792 458 meters (SI unit). Distance light travels in a vacuum in one second.
  • Line to Light Years
    • 1 Light year is 9.460 730 472 5808 x 1015 meters (SI unit). Distance light can travel in a vacuum over a period of 365.25 days.
  • Line to Links (Gunter's Surveyor's)
    • One hundredth (1/100) of a chain (Gunter's, Surveyor's). A chain having 66 ft or 4 rods. A link being approximately 0.201168 meters (SI base unit). 1 lnk ? 0.201168 m.
  • Line to Marathons
    • According to International Association of Athletics Federations rule 240 the standard distance of a marathon is 42.195 Kilometers (km). Exactly 42,195 meters (m) (SI unit).
  • Line to Megameters
    • 1 Megameter is equal to 1 000 000 meters (SI unit).
  • Line to Meters
    • Distance light travels in 1/299 792 458 of a second in vacuum.
  • Line to Metric Feet
    • 1 Metric foot is exactly 30 centimeters. The nearest approximation to an international foot made with a whole number of centimeters. About 11.8 inches. 1 Metric foot = 0.3 meters.
  • Line to Metric Inches
    • 1 Metric inch is exactly one-twelfth (1/12) of a metric foot = 2.5 centimeters = 25 millimeters = 0.025 meters (SI base unit). 1 Metric inch = 0.025 m.
  • Line to Metric Miles
    • 1609.344 Meters (SI base unit). An approximation of a statute mile in a round figure of meters. 1 Metric mile = 1609.344 m.
  • Line to Mickeys
    • 1 mickey is exactly 1/200 inches. In SI units 1 mickey is 1.27 x 10-4 meters.
  • Line to Microinches
    • 1 Microinch is one millionth of an inch. It is equivalent to 0.0254 micrometers. It is 0.0000000254 meters (SI base unit). 1µin = 0.0000000254 m.
  • Line to Micrometers
    • 1 Micrometer is exactly 1 x 10-6 meters.
  • Line to Microns
    • 1 micro is exactly 1 x 10-6 meters. Meters are SI units.
  • Line to Mil
    • 1 mil is exactly 1 x 10-3 inches. In SI units 1 mil is 2.54 x 10-5 meters.
  • Line to Miles
    • 1 Mile is exactly 1.609344 kilometres by international agreement in 1959. In SI units it is exactly 1609.344 meters. The length is based originally on the distance marched in 1000 paces of two steps each. 1mi = 1.609344 km = 80 chains = 5280 ft = 1760 yd.
  • Line to Millimeters
    • 1/1000th of a meter. The prefix milli indicates 1/1000th of the base unit.
  • Line to Myriameters
    • 1 Myriameter is equal to 10 kilometers. In the SI base unit meters one myriameter is equal to ten thousand meters. Historically used in distance marking, especially on train routes. 1 Myriameter = 10000 meters.
  • Line to Nails (cloth)
    • 1 nail (cloth) is exactly 2 1/4 inches. In SI units 1 nail (cloth) is 0.05715 meters.
  • Line to Nanometers
    • 1 Nanometer is exactly 1 x 10-9 meters.
  • Line to Nautical Leagues
    • 1 nautical league is exactly 3 nautical miles. In SI units 1 nautical league is 5556 meters.
  • Line to Nautical Miles (International)
    • 1852 m
  • Line to Paces
    • 2.5 ft
  • Line to Palms
    • 1 palm is exactly 3 inches. In SI units 1 palm is 0.0762 meters.
  • Line to Parsecs
    • 1 Parsec is approximately 3.085 677 82 x 1016 ±6 x 106 meters (SI unit). Approximately 3.26 light years. Distance from the Sun to an astronomical object with a parallax angle of one arcsecond.
  • Line to Perch
    • 1 Perch (as a length) contains 18 feet (French measure) and 1 Foot (French measure) = 12.789 inches according to Canadian Weights and Measures Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. W-6). 1 Perch = 5.8471308 meters.
  • Line to Picas
    • 1 pica is exactly 12 points. In SI units the size of a pica depends on how large a point is. A PostScript point is 1/72 inches, so 1 PostScript pica would be about 0.0042333 meters.
  • Line to Picometers
    • A picometer is a trillionth of a meter. Often represented as 1 x 10-12 meters or fully as 0.000,000,000,001 meters.
  • Line to Points (PostScript)
    • 1 point (PostScript) is exactly 1/72 inches. In SI units 1 point (PostScript) is 0.000352777... meters.
  • Line to Quarters
    • 1 quarter is exactly 1/4 of a yard. In SI units 1 quarter is 0.2286 meters.
  • Line to Rods
    • 16-1/2 ft
  • Line to Ropes
    • 20 ft
  • Line to Shaku
    • Shaku was standardized to exactly 10/33 meters (SI base unit). Originally based on the length of the forearm this unit may also be referred to as a Japanese foot. 1 Shaku ? 11.93 in ? 0.9942 ft ? 0.30303 m.
  • Line to Smoots
    • A Smoot is a non-standard unit of measure based on a 1958 MIT prank. In SI units 1 Smoot is equal to 1.70180 meters, the length of Oliver R. Smoot in 1958 when he lay repeatedly end to end to measure the length of the Harvard bridge.
  • Line to Spans
    • 1 span is exactly 9 inches. In SI units 1 span is 0.2286 meters. A span is the same size as a quarter (1/4 yard).
  • Line to Steps
    • The distance covered by a single step assuming a stride length of 0.762 meters or 2.5 feet. Although stride length will vary by person and activity this may be useful in estimating distance traveled from the reading on a pedometer.
  • Line to Terameters
    • 1 Terameter is equal to 1 000 000 000 000 meters (SI unit).
  • Line to Twips
    • 1 Twip is exactly one twentieth (1/20) of a PostScript point. A PostScript point itself being 1/72 of an inch, making a twip 1/1440 inch. 1 Twip is approximately 1.763889 x 10-5 meters (SI base unit). 1 twp ? 0.000017638888888889 m.
  • Line to Yards
    • Imperial/US length of 3 feet or 36 inches. In 1959 defined in terms of metric units as exactly 0.9144 meters. 1 international yard is exactly 0.9144 meters (SI base unit of length). 1 yd = 0.9144 m.