Definition:Historic Measures/Length

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Definition

Various historic systems of measurement of length that are no longer in common use are gathered here.

Pace

\(\ds \) \(\) \(\ds 1\) pace
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 5\) feet
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 60\) inches


Leuca

\(\ds \) \(\) \(\ds 1\) leuca
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 1500\) paces
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 7500\) feet
\(\ds \) \(=\) \(\ds 90 \, 000\) inches