Measurements

Standard List of Surveying Units and Measurements ,past and present :

One inch = 5.54 centimeters ( basis of international foot )
One foot = twelve (12) inches
One yard = three (3) feet
One meter = 39.37 inches = 3.2808+ feet (basis of U.S. survey foot)
One link = 0.66 feet = 7.92 inches
One rod = One pole = one perch = 16.5 feet
One Gunter`s chain = 66 feet = 100 links = 4 rods
One Engineer`s chain = 100 feet
One mile = 5280 feet = 80 Gunter`s chains = 528 Engineer`s chains
One nautical mile = 6076.10 feet
One fathom = 6 feet

One acre = 43560 square feet
City acre = 208.71 feet x 208.71 feet = 0.9999968 square feet
Country acre = 210 feet x 210 feet = 1.012 square feet
One hectare = 2.471 acres
1/4 mile = 1320 feet = 20 Gunter`s chain = 80 rods
1/2 mile = 2640 feet = 40 Gunter`s chain = 160 rods
One mile = 5280 feet = 80 Gunter`s chain = 320 rods
1/16 Section = 40 acres
1/8 Section = 80 acres
1/4 Section = 160 acres
1/2 Section = 320 acres
One Section = 640 acres or square mile
One Township = 23,040 acres = 6 square miles

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