Long Measure

48 hairbreadth equal 1 inch.

3 barleycorns equal 1 inch.

12 lines equal 1 inch.

12 inches equal 1 foot, ft.

3 feet equal 1 yard, yd.

5 1/2 yds equal 1 rod, perch or pole.

40 rods or perches equal 1 furlong

8 furlongs equal 1 mile, m.

3 inches equal 1 palm

4 in. equal 1 hand (horse meas.)

9 inches equal 1 span.

240 yds. equal 1 cable's length. 6 feet equal 1 fathom.

3 miles equal 1 league.

60 naut. or eeog. m. equal 1 dee.

69 1/8 statue m. equal

1 equatorial deg. nearly

18 inches equal 1 cubit. 21.8 inches equal 1 Bible cubit. 2 1/2 feet equal 1 military pace. 3 feet equal 1 common pace. 3.28 feet equal 1 meter. 880 fathoms equal 1 mile. 1-60 of a degree equal 1 knot. 3 knots equal 1 marine league

Long measure is used in measuring distances, where length only is considered. Cubic Measure

1728 cubic inches -

equal

1 cubic foot.

27 cubic feet

"

1 cubic yard.

40 feet of round or 50 feet of hewn timber)

"

1 ton or load.

42 cubic feet

"

1 ton of shipping.

16 cubic feet

"

1 cord-foot.

8 cord-feet or) 128 cubic feet)

"

1 cord.

108 cubic feet

"

1 stack of wood.

24 3/4 cubic feet

"

1 perch of stone or masonary.

Cubic measure is used in measuring solid bodies., having length, breadth and thickness; as timber, stone, boxes of goods, the capacity of rooms, etc.

Square Measure

144 square inches

equal

1 square foct.

9 square feet

"

1 square yard.

30 1/4 square yards

"

1 square rod.

40 square rods

"

1 rood.

4 roods 160 square rods

"

1 acre.

640 acres

"

1 square mile.

Square measure is used in measuring surface, as land, flooring, etc.