# ››Convert kilometre to fathom

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 Did you mean to convert km to fathom fathom [ancient]

How many km in 1 fathom? The answer is 0.0018288.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.001 km, or 0.546806649169 fathom.
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# ››Definition: Kilometer

A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). It is approximately equal to 0.621 miles, 1094 yards or 3281 feet.

# ››Definition: Fathom

unit of length equal to six feet used to measure depth of water

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