estado [Spanish]


In Spain, ? – 19ᵗʰ centuries, a unit of distance, about 1.671810 meter (about 1.83 yards).

A unit of vertical distance, the average height of adult men. In the diaries of Spanish explorers the term is used in expressing the drop descending to the ford of a river.¹

1. E. P. Arneson.
The Early Art of Terrestrial Measurement and its Practice in Texas.
The Texas Engineer, Centennial Edition.


In the Spanish province of Álava, ? – 19ᵗʰ centuries, a unit of land area, = 49 square pie, about 3.8 square meters.

Dirección General del Instituto Geográfico y Estadístico.
Equivalencias entre las Pesas y Medidas Usadas Antiguamente en las Diversas Provincias de España y las Legales del Sistema Métrico-Decimal.
Publicadas de Real Orden.
Madrid: Imprenta de la Dirección General del Instituto Geográfica y Estadístico, 1886.

Page 8.

Sorry. No information on contributors is available for this page.

home | units index  | search | contact drawing of envelope | contributors | 
help | privacy | terms of use