## Meters

1 m is equivalent to 1.0936 yards, or 39.370 inches.

Since 1983, the metre has been officially defined as the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second.

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ch =

m * 0.049710

1 m is equivalent to 1.0936 yards, or 39.370 inches.

Since 1983, the metre has been officially defined as the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second.

ch =

m * 0.049710

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.

Meters | Chains |
---|---|

0m | 0.00ch |

1m | 0.05ch |

2m | 0.10ch |

3m | 0.15ch |

4m | 0.20ch |

5m | 0.25ch |

6m | 0.30ch |

7m | 0.35ch |

8m | 0.40ch |

9m | 0.45ch |

10m | 0.50ch |

11m | 0.55ch |

12m | 0.60ch |

13m | 0.65ch |

14m | 0.70ch |

15m | 0.75ch |

16m | 0.80ch |

17m | 0.85ch |

18m | 0.89ch |

19m | 0.94ch |