# US Nautical Miles to Furlongs

## US Nautical Miles to Furlongs conversion calculator

Furlongs to US Nautical Miles (Swap units)

1US nmi = 9.20621fur

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### US Nautical Miles to Furlongs conversion formula

Furlongs = US Nautical Miles * 9.20621457

### US Nautical Miles to Furlongs calculation

Furlongs = US Nautical Miles * 9.20621457

Furlongs = 1 * 9.2062145689379

Furlongs = 9.20621

## 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.

## 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.

## US Nautical Miles to Furlongs table

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
US Nautical Miles
Furlongs
0US nmi
0.00000fur
1US nmi
9.20621fur
2US nmi
18.41243fur
3US nmi
27.61864fur
4US nmi
36.82486fur
5US nmi
46.03107fur
6US nmi
55.23729fur
7US nmi
64.44350fur
8US nmi
73.64972fur
9US nmi
82.85593fur
10US nmi
92.06215fur
11US nmi
101.26836fur
12US nmi
110.47457fur
13US nmi
119.68079fur
14US nmi
128.88700fur
15US nmi
138.09322fur
16US nmi
147.29943fur
17US nmi
156.50565fur
18US nmi
165.71186fur
19US nmi
174.91808fur
US Nautical Miles
Furlongs
20US nmi
184.12429fur
21US nmi
193.33051fur
22US nmi
202.53672fur
23US nmi
211.74294fur
24US nmi
220.94915fur
25US nmi
230.15536fur
26US nmi
239.36158fur
27US nmi
248.56779fur
28US nmi
257.77401fur
29US nmi
266.98022fur
30US nmi
276.18644fur
31US nmi
285.39265fur
32US nmi
294.59887fur
33US nmi
303.80508fur
34US nmi
313.01130fur
35US nmi
322.21751fur
36US nmi
331.42372fur
37US nmi
340.62994fur
38US nmi
349.83615fur
39US nmi
359.04237fur
US Nautical Miles
Furlongs
40US nmi
368.24858fur
41US nmi
377.45480fur
42US nmi
386.66101fur
43US nmi
395.86723fur
44US nmi
405.07344fur
45US nmi
414.27966fur
46US nmi
423.48587fur
47US nmi
432.69208fur
48US nmi
441.89830fur
49US nmi
451.10451fur
50US nmi
460.31073fur
51US nmi
469.51694fur
52US nmi
478.72316fur
53US nmi
487.92937fur
54US nmi
497.13559fur
55US nmi
506.34180fur
56US nmi
515.54802fur
57US nmi
524.75423fur
58US nmi
533.96044fur
59US nmi
543.16666fur
US Nautical Miles
Furlongs
60US nmi
552.37287fur
61US nmi
561.57909fur
62US nmi
570.78530fur
63US nmi
579.99152fur
64US nmi
589.19773fur
65US nmi
598.40395fur
66US nmi
607.61016fur
67US nmi
616.81638fur
68US nmi
626.02259fur
69US nmi
635.22881fur
70US nmi
644.43502fur
71US nmi
653.64123fur
72US nmi
662.84745fur
73US nmi
672.05366fur
74US nmi
681.25988fur
75US nmi
690.46609fur
76US nmi
699.67231fur
77US nmi
708.87852fur
78US nmi
718.08474fur
79US nmi
727.29095fur