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=== Distance Measures === == Distance Measures ==
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||'''U.S. Inch'''||approximately 2.54 cm, or 3 barley corns||
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||'''U.S. Inch'''||approximately 2.54 cm||
||'''Rod''', '''Perch''', '''Pole'''||16.5 feet||
||'''Vara'''||approximately 33 inches. This unit is found in the Southwest U.S. where Spanish land boundaries were measured in this unit. It's exact length varies from region to region. In California, a vara is 33 inches. In Texas, a vara is 33-1/3 inches.||
||'''French Foot'''||1.06575 U.S. Survey Foot. This measure is encountered in Lousiana land titles.||
||'''Toise'''||160/30 French feet (30 toises = 160 French feet), or approximately 5.68 feet||
||'''Arpent'''||30 toises, or 160 French feet, or approximately 170.5 feet||
||'''Rod''', '''Perch''', '''Pole'''||16.5 feet. This unit was defined in the 16th century as the length of the left feet of the first 16 men out of church on a certain Sunday.||
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||'''Vara'''||approximately 33 inches. This unit is found in the Southwest U.S. where Spanish land boundaries were measured in this unit. It's exact length varies from region to region. In California, a vara is 33 inches. In Texas, a vara is 33-1/3 inches. In Florida, a vara is 33.372 inches.||

== Area Measures ==
||'''Acre'''|| 43,560 square feet, or 4,840 square yards, or 10 square chains, or 1/640 square mile||
||'''Square Rood'''||1/4 acre||
||'''Hectare'''|| 10,000 square meters, or approximately 2.47 acres||
||'''Labor'''||177.14 acres||
||'''League'''||4,428.40 acres||
||'''Square mile'''||640 acres||
||'''Arpent'''||approximately 0.85 acres. This unit is found in the south central U.S. where French land titles were measured in this unit. It's size varies from region to region. In Arkansas and Missouri it is 0.8507 acres. In Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, it is 0.84625 acres. In Louisiana it is 0.845 acres||

Distance Measures

[:chain:Chain]

4 poles or rods, or 22 yards, or 66 feet, or 1/80 of a mile.

Statute Mile

5,280 U.S. survey feet, or approximtely 1.6 km.

U.S. Inch

approximately 2.54 cm, or 3 barley corns

U.S. Survey Foot

12 inches, or 12/39.37 meter exactly, or approximately 30.480061 cm.

International Foot

30.48 cm. exactly.

French Foot

1.06575 U.S. Survey Foot. This measure is encountered in Lousiana land titles.

Toise

160/30 French feet (30 toises = 160 French feet), or approximately 5.68 feet

Arpent

30 toises, or 160 French feet, or approximately 170.5 feet

Rod, Perch, Pole

16.5 feet. This unit was defined in the 16th century as the length of the left feet of the first 16 men out of church on a certain Sunday.

Out

330 feet, or 5 chains

Vara

approximately 33 inches. This unit is found in the Southwest U.S. where Spanish land boundaries were measured in this unit. It's exact length varies from region to region. In California, a vara is 33 inches. In Texas, a vara is 33-1/3 inches. In Florida, a vara is 33.372 inches.

Area Measures

Acre

43,560 square feet, or 4,840 square yards, or 10 square chains, or 1/640 square mile

Square Rood

1/4 acre

Hectare

10,000 square meters, or approximately 2.47 acres

Labor

177.14 acres

League

4,428.40 acres

Square mile

640 acres

Arpent

approximately 0.85 acres. This unit is found in the south central U.S. where French land titles were measured in this unit. It's size varies from region to region. In Arkansas and Missouri it is 0.8507 acres. In Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, it is 0.84625 acres. In Louisiana it is 0.845 acres

UnitsOfMeasure (last edited 2014-09-25 11:06:32 by Holograph)