# Furlongs to US Nautical Miles

## Furlongs to US Nautical Miles conversion calculator

US Nautical Miles to Furlongs (Swap units)

1fur = 0.10862US nmi

Accuracy

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### Furlongs to US Nautical Miles conversion formula

US Nautical Miles = Furlongs / 9.20621442

### Furlongs to US Nautical Miles calculation

US Nautical Miles = Furlongs / 9.20621442

US Nautical Miles = 1 / 9.2062145689379

US Nautical Miles = 0.10862

## What is a furlong?

A furlong is a unit of measurement commonly used in the imperial system, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It is primarily used to measure distances, especially in horse racing and agriculture. One furlong is equivalent to 220 yards or 660 feet, which is approximately 201.168 meters.

The origin of the term "furlong" can be traced back to Old English, where "furh" meant "furrow" and "lang" meant "long." This reflects the historical use of furlongs in measuring the length of a furrow in agricultural fields. In horse racing, furlongs are used to measure the distance between the starting point and the finish line. A racecourse typically consists of multiple furlongs, with the most common distances being 5 furlongs (5/8 of a mile) and 10 furlongs (1 mile).

While the use of furlongs has declined in everyday life, it still holds significance in certain fields. For example, in the United Kingdom, road signs often display distances in miles and furlongs, particularly in rural areas. Additionally, furlongs are occasionally used in land surveying and in some sports, such as rowing and track cycling. Overall, the furlong remains an interesting and historical unit of measurement that continues to have relevance in specific contexts.

## What is a US Nautical Mile?

A US nautical mile is a unit of measurement used primarily in navigation and marine activities. It is defined as exactly 1,852 meters or approximately 6,076.12 feet. The term "nautical mile" originated from the need for sailors to measure distances on the Earth's surface while taking into account the curvature of the Earth.

The US nautical mile is based on the international nautical mile, which was established in 1929 by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). The IHO defined the nautical mile as one minute of latitude along any meridian. Since the Earth is not a perfect sphere, the length of a nautical mile varies slightly depending on the latitude. However, for practical purposes, the US nautical mile is considered a fixed value.

The US nautical mile is commonly used in marine charts, navigation systems, and aviation. It provides a convenient and standardized way to measure distances at sea, ensuring accurate calculations for ship and aircraft navigation. Additionally, it is used in the calculation of speed over water, known as knots, where one knot is equal to one nautical mile per hour.

## Furlongs to US Nautical Miles table

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Furlongs
US Nautical Miles
0fur
0.00000US nmi
1fur
0.10862US nmi
2fur
0.21724US nmi
3fur
0.32587US nmi
4fur
0.43449US nmi
5fur
0.54311US nmi
6fur
0.65173US nmi
7fur
0.76036US nmi
8fur
0.86898US nmi
9fur
0.97760US nmi
10fur
1.08622US nmi
11fur
1.19485US nmi
12fur
1.30347US nmi
13fur
1.41209US nmi
14fur
1.52071US nmi
15fur
1.62933US nmi
16fur
1.73796US nmi
17fur
1.84658US nmi
18fur
1.95520US nmi
19fur
2.06382US nmi
Furlongs
US Nautical Miles
20fur
2.17245US nmi
21fur
2.28107US nmi
22fur
2.38969US nmi
23fur
2.49831US nmi
24fur
2.60693US nmi
25fur
2.71556US nmi
26fur
2.82418US nmi
27fur
2.93280US nmi
28fur
3.04142US nmi
29fur
3.15005US nmi
30fur
3.25867US nmi
31fur
3.36729US nmi
32fur
3.47591US nmi
33fur
3.58454US nmi
34fur
3.69316US nmi
35fur
3.80178US nmi
36fur
3.91040US nmi
37fur
4.01902US nmi
38fur
4.12765US nmi
39fur
4.23627US nmi
Furlongs
US Nautical Miles
40fur
4.34489US nmi
41fur
4.45351US nmi
42fur
4.56214US nmi
43fur
4.67076US nmi
44fur
4.77938US nmi
45fur
4.88800US nmi
46fur
4.99662US nmi
47fur
5.10525US nmi
48fur
5.21387US nmi
49fur
5.32249US nmi
50fur
5.43111US nmi
51fur
5.53974US nmi
52fur
5.64836US nmi
53fur
5.75698US nmi
54fur
5.86560US nmi
55fur
5.97423US nmi
56fur
6.08285US nmi
57fur
6.19147US nmi
58fur
6.30009US nmi
59fur
6.40871US nmi
Furlongs
US Nautical Miles
60fur
6.51734US nmi
61fur
6.62596US nmi
62fur
6.73458US nmi
63fur
6.84320US nmi
64fur
6.95183US nmi
65fur
7.06045US nmi
66fur
7.16907US nmi
67fur
7.27769US nmi
68fur
7.38631US nmi
69fur
7.49494US nmi
70fur
7.60356US nmi
71fur
7.71218US nmi
72fur
7.82080US nmi
73fur
7.92943US nmi
74fur
8.03805US nmi
75fur
8.14667US nmi
76fur
8.25529US nmi
77fur
8.36392US nmi
78fur
8.47254US nmi
79fur
8.58116US nmi