Convert palm (U.S.) to chain (Ramsden or Engineer)
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Definition and details for palm (U.S.):
Palm (U.S.) is a traditional unit of length equal to the length of a person's hand, from wrist to the end of the middle finger. This kind of palm definition was common in the U.S. during 19th century. One palm was equal to 9 inches or 22.86cm and it was comparable to span.
Definition and details for chain (Ramsden or Engineer):
Ramsden'S chain is a unit of length used by American surveyors in the U.S. It is equal to 100 feet or 30.48 meters.