Chain conversions

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chain (Imp. unit of length), pl. chains, abbr. ch

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About chain

The chain is a unit of length in the Imperial system of units equal to approximately 20.1168 meters (1 ch ≈ 20.1168 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).

The chain (ch) is also equal to 0.0201168 kilometers (km) (an SI unit of length), or 4 rods or 100 links (Gunter's survey units of length), or 66 feet (ft) or 22 yards (yd), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.

Symbol: ch

Plural: chains

Also known as: Gunter's chain, Surveyor's chain, or land chain

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