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Cable Length
In Verne's context, 600 feet


Centigrade
0 degrees centigrade
freezing water
37 degrees centigrade
human body temperature
100 degrees centigrade
boiling water

Fathom
6 feet


Gram
Rougly 1/28 of an ounce

Milligram
Roughly 1/28,000 of an ounce
Kilogram
(kilo) Rougly 2.2 pounds

Hectare
Roughly 2.5 acres


Knot
1.15 miles per hour


League
In Verne's context, 2.16 miles


Liter
Roughly 1 quart


Meter
Roughly 1 yard, 3 inches

Millimeter
Roughly 1/25 of an inch
Centimeter
Roughly 2/5 of an inch
Decimeter
Roughly 4 inches
Kilometer
Roughly 6/10 of a mile
Myriameter
Roughly 6.2 miles


Ton, metric
Roughly 2,200 pounds

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