›› Measurement unit: gigatonne

Full name: gigatonne

Plural form: gigatonnes

Alternate spelling: gigaton

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1.0E+12

›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 1.0E-12 gigatonne.

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›› Definition: Gigatonne

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigatonne = 109 tonnes.

The definition of a tonne is as follows:

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).

›› Sample conversions: gigatonne

gigatonne to pfund [Denmark, Germany]
gigatonne to tan [China]
gigatonne to millimass unit
gigatonne to obolos [Ancient Greece]
gigatonne to dram
gigatonne to kilogram
gigatonne to kiloton [short, US]
gigatonne to catty [Japan, Thailand]
gigatonne to mina [Hebrew]
gigatonne to libra [Portugal, Spain]