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The following terms are familiar terms to describe land:
Acre 10 square chains or 160 rods, or 43,560 square feet or 4840 square yards
640 acres 1 square mile
Chain 66 feet or 4 rods or 100 links
Foot 12 inches
Link 7.92 inches
Mile 80 chains or 320 rods or 5280 feet
Mile (square) 640 acres
Perch 1 rod or pole
Pole 1 rod or perch
Rod 16 1/2 feet or 1/4 chain or 25 links or 198 inches. Also equal to 1 perch or 1 pole
Rod (square) 272 1/4 square feet
Vara 33 inches
Yard 3 feet or 36 inches
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "Land and Property." United States Research Outline. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 1988, 2002.
- Styx, Sherrie A., Chicago Ward Maps 1837-1970, FHL US/CAN 977.311 E7s.
- Class entitled "Overview of Land Records" by Mary E. V. Hill .
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