Convert cable (International) to chain (Gunter or Surveyor)
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Definition and details for cable (International):
Cable length or cable's length is a nautical unit of length equal to 1/10 nautical mile or 185.2 meters. This unit was named cable because of the length of a ship's anchor cable in the age of sail.
Definition and details for chain (Gunter or Surveyor):
Chain (Gunter or Surveyor) is a traditional unit of length used by surveyors equal to about 20.11 meters. Gunter chain was introduced by the English mathematician Edmund Gunter (1581-1626) in 1620.