## ››Convert rod [international] to gigametre

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 Did you mean to convert rod [international] rod [survey] to gigameter

How many rod in 1 gigameter? The answer is 198838781.51595.
We assume you are converting between rod [international] and gigametre.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.19883878151595 rod, or 1.0E-9 gigameter.
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## ››Definition: Rod

A rod is a unit of length, equal to 11 cubits, 5.0292 metres or 16.5 feet. A rod is the same length as a perch[1] and a pole. The lengths of the perch (one rod) and chain (four rods) were standardized in 1607 by Edmund Gunter.

The length is equal to the standardized length of the ox goad used by medieval English ploughmen; fields were measured in acres which were one chain (four rods) by one furlong (in the United Kingdom, ten chains).

## ››Definition: Gigameter

A gigametre (American spelling: gigameter, symbol: Gm) is a unit of length equal to 10^9 metres. Its customary equivalent is 621,371 miles.

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