›› Measurement unit: stadion

Full name: stadion

Plural form: stadia

Alternate spelling: stade

Category type: length

Scale factor: 157.7

›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.0063411540900444 stadion.

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›› Definition: Stadion

An empirical determination of the length of the stadion was made by Lev Vasilevich Firsov, who compared 81 distances given by Eratosthenes and Strabo with the straight-line distances measured by modern methods, and averaged the results. He obtained a result of about 157.7 metres (172.5 yd).

›› Sample conversions: stadion

stadion to point [TeX]
stadion to micrometre
stadion to furlong [survey]
stadion to goad
stadion to quadrant
stadion to agate [typographical]
stadion to roede
stadion to faden [Austria]
stadion to reed [Israel]
stadion to milliare [Rome]