Open-File Report 2006-1259

Published 2006
Online Only

Conversion Factors

Primarily metric units are used in this report; feet are used in one place to reflect data from topographic maps, and short tons are used in one place to reflect the way data were reported in a previously published report. For the reader's convenience, conversions are provided below:

Multiply By To Obtain
millimeter (mm) 0.03937 inch
centimeter (cm) 0.3937 inch
meter (m) 3.281 foot
kilometer (km) 0.6214 mile
square kilometer (km2) 0.3861 square mile
metric ton (1,000 kg) 1.102 short ton (2,000 pounds)
short ton 0.9072 metric ton

Temperature in degrees Celsius (°C) may be converted to degrees Fahrenheit (°F) as follows:

Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit (°F) may be converted to degrees Celsius (°C) as follows:

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