Common Land Measurement Terms and Conversion Information:

1 Foot = 12 inches
1 Foot = 0.3048006 Meters

1 Rod = 16.5 feet
80 Rods = 1/4 Mile

1 Furlong = 660 feet
1 Furlong = 40 Rods

1 Kilometer = .62 miles

1 Mile = 5280 feet
1 Mile = 320 Rods
1 Mile = 8 Furlongs

1 Acre = 43,560 square Feet
1 Acre = 160 square Rods

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