Convert chain (Gunter or Surveyor) to megalithic yard
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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.
Definition and details for megalithic yard:
Megalithic yard is a unit of length used in the construction of megalithic monuments such as Stonehenge. In 1951 the Scottish engineer Alexander Thom (1894-1985) defined this unit equal to about 82.91 cm.