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Cable length (imperial) Conversion

cable length (imperial) conversion allows you find conversion from cable length (imperial) to other units of length, and you can find more additional cable length (imperial) information as the following.

Cable length (imperial)

A cable length or length of cable is a nautical unit of measure equal to one tenth of a nautical mile or approximately 100 fathoms. The unit is named after the length of a ship's anchor cable in the Age of Sail. The definition varies:

  • International:  110 nautical mile, or 185.2 m
  • Imperial (Admiralty):  110 Admiralty mile, or 608 ft (185.32 m), about 101 fathoms
    • The traditional British fathom varied from 5½ feet to 7 feet in the Merchant Navy.
  • U.S. customary (US Navy): 120 fathoms (720 feet, 219.456 m)
DefinitionRelation to SI units

≡ 608 ft

Quick Find Conversion

Cable length (imperial) to

Conversion table

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1 0.2286 0.001143 342.9 1.143 × 1017 1.143 × 10-22 114 300 1.7940668654842 × 10-8
4.3744532 1 0.005 1 500 5.0 × 1017 5.0 × 10-22 500 000 7.8480615288024 × 10-8
874.8906387 200 1 300 000 1.0 × 1020 1.0 × 10-19 100 000 000 1.5696123057605 × 10-5
0.0029163 0.0006667 3.3333333333333 × 10-6 1 3.3333333333333 × 1014 3.3333333333333 × 10-25 333.3333333 5.2320410192016 × 10-11
8.7489063867017 × 10-18 2.0 × 10-18 1.0 × 10-20 3.0 × 10-15 1 1.0 × 10-39 1.0 × 10-12 1.5696123057605 × 10-25
8.7489063867017 × 1021 2.0 × 1021 1.0 × 1019 3.0 × 1024 1.0 × 1039 1 1.0 × 1027 1.5696123057605 × 1014
8.7489063867017 × 10-6 2.0 × 10-6 1.0 × 10-8 0.003 1 000 000 000 000 1.0 × 10-27 1 1.5696123057605 × 10-13
55,739,282.589676 12 742 000 63 710 19 113 000 000 6.371 × 1024 6.371 × 10-15 6 371 000 000 000 1

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Unit System

Imperial/US

SI Conversion Table

1 cable length (imperial)= 185.3184 meters
1.5 cable length (imperial)= 277.9776 meters
2 cable length (imperial)= 370.6368 meters
2.5 cable length (imperial)= 463.296 meters
3 cable length (imperial)= 555.9552 meters