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Mesures standards

Standard measure
 
1 mile = 1760 yards = 5280 feet 1 kilometers = 1000 metres
1 yard = 3 feet = 36 inches 1 metre = 1000 millimetres
1 rod = 5.5 yards = 16.5 feet 1 metre = 10 decimetres
1 hand = 4 inches 1 decimetre = 10 centimetres
1 span = 9 inches 1 centimetre = 10 millimetres
   
1 light year = 5 878 500 000 000 miles 1 light year = 9 465 000 000 000 000 metres
   
Surveyor's measure Nautical measure
   
1 mile = 8 furlongs = 80 chains 1 league = 3 nautical miles
1 furlong = 10 chains = 220 yards 1 degree (@ equator) = 60 nautical miles
1 chain = 4 rods = 22 yards = 100 links 1 degree (@ equator) = 60 nautical miles
1 link = 7.92 inches 120 fathoms = 1 cable
  1 fathom = 2 yards = 6 feet
 
Conversion factors
 
1 mile = 1.6093 kilometres : 1 kilometre = 0.62139 miles
1 yard = 0.9144 metres : 1 metre = 1.0936 yards
1 foot = 0.3048 metres : 1 metre = 3.2808 feet
1 inch = 25.4 millimetres : 1 millimetre = 0.03937 inches