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The foot is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary measurement systems

A foot equals to 12 inches or one yard

The international definition of a foot is 0.3048 meters

The US survey foot is defined as exactly 1200⁄3937 meters which is 0.3048006096 m


The furlong is a unit of length measurement in the imperial units and U.S. customary units system of measurement .

A furlong equals to one-eighth of a mile or 660 feet or 220 yards or 40 rods or 10 chains
the international definition of furlong is 201.168 metres


The inch is a unit of length in the the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement

The international inch is defined as 25.4 mm

12 inches equal to a foot

36 inches equal to a yard

1 international inch is equal to:

  • 1,000 thou (also known as mil) (1 mil = 1 thou = 0.001 inches)
  • 0.027777 yards
  • 2.54 centimetres


The metre is the base unit of length in the International System of Units

The metre is defined as the distance travelled by light in a specific fraction – about one three-hundred millionth of a second.


The mile is an unit of length measurement

One mile equal to 1760 yards or or 5280 feet or 1609.344 metres

US survey mile

The us survey mile is equal to 5280 survey feet or about 1609.347218694 metres, the difference between the survey mile and the international mile is insignificant

Nautical mile

One Nautical mile equal to 1,852 metres


The yard is an unit of measurement in British imperial and US customary systems of measurement,

One yard equal3 to 3 feet or 36 inches or 0.9144 meters

international yard

  • 1 yard = 0.9144 meter
  • 1 statute mile (international mile) = 8 furlongs = 80 chains = 1760 yards
  • 3937 survey yard = 3600 meters
  • 1 survey yard ≈ 0.914 401 83 meter
  • 0.999 998 survey yard = 1 yard (exact)
  • 1 statute mile (US survey mile) = 8 furlongs = 80 chains = 1760 survey yards (about 1.000002 international miles)


The fathom is a unit of length in the imperial and the U.S. customary systems of measurement

One fathom equals to 6 feet or 1.8288 metres

One fathom is equal to

  • 1.8288 metres exactly (1 metre is about 0.5468 fathoms)[
  • 2 yards (1 yard is exactly 1/2 of a fathom)
  • 6 feet (1 foot is exactly 1/6 of a fathom)
  • 18 hands
  • 72 inches