Surveyor's Chain

Surveyor's Chain

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Description
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
Object Name
surveyor's chain
Measurements
overall: 33 in; 83.82 cm
wire: 3.7 m; 12 1/8 ft
overall, bundled: 1/2 in x 10 in x 6 in; 1.27 cm x 25.4 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
PH.388994.01
catalog number
388994.01
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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