Cable length

A cable length or cable`s length is a nautical unit of measure equal to one tenth of a nautical mile or approximately 100 fathoms. The unit is named after the length of a ship`s anchor cable in the age of sail. The definition varies: ...
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Cable length

A measure of length or distance. Equivalent to (UK) 1/10 nautical mile, approx. 600 feet; (USA) 120 fathoms, 720 feet (219 m); other countries use different values.
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Cable length

A measure of length or distance. Equivalent to (UK) 1/10 nautical mile, approx. 600 feet; (USA) 120 fathoms, 720 feet (219 m); other countries use different values.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Cable Length

Originally the length of a ship's anchor cable, 120 fathoms.Conversions1 cable=120 fathoms1 cable=219.456 m1 cable=720 feet1 cable=0.1185 nautical milesttle='cable length';xiunt='m';yiunt='cable';mconv=219.456;cconv=0.0; See also: Fathom, Length, Nautical Mile.
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