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Length and Area

Units of linear measure in the Imperial system include the foot (ft), equal to 30.5 cm. and divided into 12 inches (in.); the yard (3ft) and the mile (1760 yds). 1 mile is 1.6 kms; 12 miles (231:40) is 19.3 kms.




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320 ft by 6 ft by 6 ft (the dimensions of the iron passage, 117:12-14) is the equivalent of 97.5 m by 1.83 m by 1.83 m.

Square measure in the Imperial system includes the acre (47:23), which is 4,840 sq. yds (0.4 hectares).

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