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Convert chain (Gunter or Surveyor) to shackle (Britain 16th century)
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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 shackle (Britain 16th century):
Shackle unit of length used for measuring lengths, especially anchor chains. During the 16th century in Britain, shackle was defined as 75 feet or 22.86 meters.

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