síldartunna [Icelandic]

In Iceland, ? – 20th century, a unit of capacity used in the herring trade, = 3½ cubic fet = 112 pottar.¹,² The UN³ reports between 118 and 120 liters.

1. Einar Ginnarsson.
Handbók fyrir Hvern Mann. Third edition, expanded.
Reykjavik: 1906.

Page 21. The value given for the magnitude in pottar is a typesetting error.

2. Anonymous.
Vasakver handa alÞýðu. Fourth edition.
Akreyri: Bókaverzlun Frb. Steinssonar, 1894.

Page 13.

3. United Nations, 1966.

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