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What is fathom?
The fathom is a unit of length in the Imperial and US customary systems of units equal to 1.8288 meters (1 ftm = 1.8288 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 0.0018288 kilometers (km) (an SI unit of length), or approximately 6 feet (ft), or 72 inches (in) or 2 yards (yd), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.
The fathom is used especially for measuring the depth of water.
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