Surveyor's Chain


Half-Gunter chain with 50 iron links measuring 33 feet overall, and four brass tags. It was probably used in North America.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.388994.01Catalog Number: 388994.01Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: surveyor's chain

Measurements: overall: 33 in; 83.82 cmwire: 3.7 m; 12 1/8 ftoverall, bundled: 1/2 in x 10 in x 6 in; 1.27 cm x 25.4 cm x 15.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_1762501

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