Links To Meters Converter

To use our links to meters converter type the number of links into the links box, alternatively to convert meters to links type the number of meters into the meters box.

Links   Meters  
lnk = m

Links - Definitions

The link is an imperial unit of length equal to 1 hundredth of a chain.

The link unit of length comes from surveying chains (of 1 chain in length) being made up of 100 links.

The original basis for the chain and link measurements was developed by a 17th century clergyman Edmund Gunter in England as a simple means for surveying and measuring parcels of land.

Links To Meters Conversion Factor

1 link = 0.201168 meters

Meter To Links Conversion Factor

1 meter = 4.9709695 links

Imperial Length Units To Meters Converters

1 Meter Expressed In Imperial Units

  • 1 meter = 39.3700787 inches
  • 1 meter = 9.8425197 hands
  • 1 meter = 4.9709695 links
  • 1 meter = 3.2808399 feet
  • 1 meter = 1.0936133 yards
  • 1 meter = 0.5468066 fathoms
  • 1 meter = 0.1988388 rods/poles/perches
  • 1 meter = 0.0497097 chains
  • 1 meter = 0.0053961 cables
  • 1 meter = 0.0049709 furlongs
  • 1 meter = 0.0006214 miles
  • 1 meter = 0.0005400 nautical miles

Imperial Units Expressed As Meters

  • 1 inch = 0.0254 meters
  • 1 hand = 0.1016 meters
  • 1 link = 0.201168 meters
  • 1 foot = 0.3048 meters
  • 1 yard = 0.9144 meters
  • 1 fathom = 1.8288002 meters
  • 1 rod/pole/perch = 5.0291995 meters
  • 1 chain = 20.1167981 meters
  • 1 cable = 185.3190 meters
  • 1 furlong = 201.1708 meters
  • 1 mile = 1,609.344 meters
  • 1 nautical mile = 1,852 meters