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How many smoot in 1 kilometer? The answer is 587.61311552474.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.58761311552474 smoot, or 0.001 kilometer.
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›› Quick conversion chart of smoot to kilometer

1 smoot to kilometer = 0.0017 kilometer

10 smoot to kilometer = 0.01702 kilometer

50 smoot to kilometer = 0.08509 kilometer

100 smoot to kilometer = 0.17018 kilometer

200 smoot to kilometer = 0.34036 kilometer

500 smoot to kilometer = 0.8509 kilometer

1000 smoot to kilometer = 1.7018 kilometer

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›› Definition: Smoot

A smoot is a unit of distance (or "length", as physical scientists say) used for measuring the Harvard Bridge. It is named after an MIT fraternity pledge at Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Oliver R. Smoot (class of 1962). In October of 1958, fellow students helped Mr. Smoot measure the length of the bridge by placing him end to end and marking the increments. Oliver was a top student at MIT and went on to run NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The smoot is equal to his height (five feet and seven inches -- 1.70 m), and the bridge's length was measured to be "364.4 smoots plus one ear".

›› 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.

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