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##### Length (Linear) Measurements and Conversions
• 1 foot = 12 inches
• 1 yard = 3 feet
• 1 surveyor’s rod = 16.5 feet
• 1 mile = 5,280 feet
• 1 mile = 1,760 yards
• 1 mile = 320 surveyor's rods
• 1 mile = .869 nautical miles
• 1 nautical mile = 1.151 mile
• 1 kiloyard = 3000 feet
• 1 kiloyard = .568 mile
• 1 mile = 1.76 kiloyards
• 1 fathom = 6 feet
• 1 foot = .1667 fathom
• 1 hand (equine) = 4 inches = 10.16 centimeters
##### Surveyor’s Measurements and Conversions
• 1 link = 7.92 inches
• 1 link = .66 feet
• 1 rod = 25 links
• 1 rod = 16.5 feet
• 1 pole = 1 rod
• 1 pole = 25 links
• 1 chain = 4 rods
• 1 chain = 66 feet
• 1 acre = 10 square chains
• 1 mile = 80 chains
• 1 mile = 8 furlongs
• 1 furlong = 10 chains
• 1 furlong = 0.125 mile
• 1 furlong = 660 feet
##### Surface (Area) Measurements and Conversions
• 1 square foot = 144 square inches
• 1 square foot = 929 square centimeters
• 1 square inch = 6.451 square centimeters
• 1 square yard = 9 square feet
• 1 square yard = .836 square meters
• 1 square rod = 30.25 square yards
• 1 square rod = 272.25 square feet
• 1 square rod = 25.293 square meters
• 1 square centimeter = .155 square inches
• 1 square decimeter = 15.5 square inches
• 1 square meter = 1.196 square yards
• 1 square meter = 10.764 square feet
• 1 square kilometer = 247.1 acres
• 1 square kilometer = .386 square mile
• 1 acre = 160 square rods
• 1 acre = 1 rod wide by 0.5 mile long
• 1 acre = 43,560 square feet
• 1 square acre = 208.71 feet by 208.71 feet
• 1/2 acre = 147.58 feet wide by 147.58 feet long
• 1/4 square acre = 104.355 feet wide by 104.355 feet long
• 1 acre = 4,840 square yards
• 1 square acre = 69.57 yards by 69.57 yards
• 1 circular acre = 235.504 feet in diameter
• 1 centiare = 1 square meter
• 1 are = 100 centiares
• 1 are = 100 square meters
• 1 square are = 10 meters by 10 meters
• 1 are = .0247 acres
• 1 are = 119.599 square yards
• 1 decare = 1,000 square meters
• 1 decare = 10 ares
• 1 decare = .247 acres
• 1 hectare = 10,000 square meters
• 1 hectare = 10 decares
• 1 hectare = 2.47105 acres
• 1 acre = .404686 hectares
• 1 square hectare = 100 meters by 100 meters
• 1 hectare = 107,639 square feet
• 1 square hectare = 328 feet by 328 feet
• 1 square mile = 259 hectares
• 1 square kilometer = 1,000,000 square meters
• 1 square kilometer = 100 hectares
• 1 square kilometer = 10 hectares by 10 hectares
• United States Government Land Measurements and Conversions
• 1 township = 36 sections
• 1 section = 640 acres
• 1 section = 1 square mile
• 1 quarter section = 160 acres
• 1 quarter section = 1/2 mile long by 1/2 mile wide
• 1 eighth section = 80 acres
• 1 eighth section = 1/2 mile long by 1/4 mile wide
• 1 sixteenth section = 40 acres
• 1 sixteenth section = 1/4 mile long by 1/4 mile wide