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How many gigaton in 1 ton [metric]? The answer is 1.0E-9.
We assume you are converting between gigatonne and ton [metric].
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 1.0E-12 gigaton, or 0.001 ton [metric].
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›› Quick conversion chart of gigaton to ton [metric]

1 gigaton to ton [metric] = 1000000000 ton [metric]

2 gigaton to ton [metric] = 2000000000 ton [metric]

3 gigaton to ton [metric] = 3000000000 ton [metric]

4 gigaton to ton [metric] = 4000000000 ton [metric]

5 gigaton to ton [metric] = 5000000000 ton [metric]

6 gigaton to ton [metric] = 6000000000 ton [metric]

7 gigaton to ton [metric] = 7000000000 ton [metric]

8 gigaton to ton [metric] = 8000000000 ton [metric]

9 gigaton to ton [metric] = 9000000000 ton [metric]

10 gigaton to ton [metric] = 10000000000 ton [metric]

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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).

›› Definition: Ton

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).

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