# Meters to Chains

Bookmark Page Chains to Meters (Swap Units)

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## Convert Meters to Chains

ch =
m * 0.049710

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## 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.

ch =
m * 0.049710

## 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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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
Meters Chains
20m 0.99ch
21m 1.04ch
22m 1.09ch
23m 1.14ch
24m 1.19ch
25m 1.24ch
26m 1.29ch
27m 1.34ch
28m 1.39ch
29m 1.44ch
30m 1.49ch
31m 1.54ch
32m 1.59ch
33m 1.64ch
34m 1.69ch
35m 1.74ch
36m 1.79ch
37m 1.84ch
38m 1.89ch
39m 1.94ch
Meters Chains
40m 1.99ch
41m 2.04ch
42m 2.09ch
43m 2.14ch
44m 2.19ch
45m 2.24ch
46m 2.29ch
47m 2.34ch
48m 2.39ch
49m 2.44ch
50m 2.49ch
51m 2.54ch
52m 2.58ch
53m 2.63ch
54m 2.68ch
55m 2.73ch
56m 2.78ch
57m 2.83ch
58m 2.88ch
59m 2.93ch