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Open-File Report 2014-1220


Shallow Geology, Sea-Floor Texture, and Physiographic Zones of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts


Conversion Factors and Datums

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SI to Inch/Pound

Multiply

By

To obtain

Length

centimeter (cm)

0.3937

inch (in.)

millimeter (m)

0.03937

inch (in.)

meter (m)

3.281

foot (ft)

kilometer (km)

0.6214

mile (mi)

kilometer (km)

0.5400

mile, nautical (nmi)

meter (m)

1.094

yard (yd)

Area

square kilometer (km2)

0.3861

square mile (mi2)

Velocity

meter per second (m/s)

3.281

foot per second (ft/s)

Vertical coordinate information is referenced to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) or Sea Level.

Elevation, as used in this report, refers to distance above the vertical datum.

Depth is given in meters below sea level (mbsl).

Horizontal coordinate information is referenced to the World Geodetic System of 1984 (WGS 84) in a Geographic Coordinate System  

Particle size in phi units may be converted to millimeters (mm) as follows: mm=2-phi.

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