Feet to Chains

Bookmark Page Chains to Feet (Swap Units)

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Convert Feet to Chains

ch =
ft * 0.015151

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Feet

In 1959 the international yard and pound agreement (between the United States and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations) defined a yard as being exactly 0.9144 metres, which in turn defined the foot as being exactly 0.3048 metres (304.8 mm).

ch =
ft * 0.015151

Chains

Unit of length equal to 66 feet, used especially in the U.S. public land surveys. The original measuring instrument (Gunter's chain) was literally a chain consisting of 100 iron links, each 7.92 inches long. Steel-ribbon tapes began to supersede chains around 1900, but surveying tapes are often still called "chains" and measuring with a tape is often called "chaining". The chain is a convenient unit in cadastral surveys because 10 square chains equal 1 acre.

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Feet Chains
0ft 0.00ch
1ft 0.02ch
2ft 0.03ch
3ft 0.05ch
4ft 0.06ch
5ft 0.08ch
6ft 0.09ch
7ft 0.11ch
8ft 0.12ch
9ft 0.14ch
10ft 0.15ch
11ft 0.17ch
12ft 0.18ch
13ft 0.20ch
14ft 0.21ch
15ft 0.23ch
16ft 0.24ch
17ft 0.26ch
18ft 0.27ch
19ft 0.29ch
Feet Chains
20ft 0.30ch
21ft 0.32ch
22ft 0.33ch
23ft 0.35ch
24ft 0.36ch
25ft 0.38ch
26ft 0.39ch
27ft 0.41ch
28ft 0.42ch
29ft 0.44ch
30ft 0.45ch
31ft 0.47ch
32ft 0.48ch
33ft 0.50ch
34ft 0.52ch
35ft 0.53ch
36ft 0.55ch
37ft 0.56ch
38ft 0.58ch
39ft 0.59ch
Feet Chains
40ft 0.61ch
41ft 0.62ch
42ft 0.64ch
43ft 0.65ch
44ft 0.67ch
45ft 0.68ch
46ft 0.70ch
47ft 0.71ch
48ft 0.73ch
49ft 0.74ch
50ft 0.76ch
51ft 0.77ch
52ft 0.79ch
53ft 0.80ch
54ft 0.82ch
55ft 0.83ch
56ft 0.85ch
57ft 0.86ch
58ft 0.88ch
59ft 0.89ch