Cape inch

In South Africa and South West Africa, ? – 20th century, a unit of length, = 1.033 inches = ¹⁄₁₂ Cape foot, approximately 2.624 centimeters. chart symbol  By the 20th century the only remaining legal use for Cape measures was in surveying, and surveyors divided the Cape foot decimally. It is hard to see what use of this unit was being reported to the United Nations.

United Nations, 1966.


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