The link unit is a historical measurement of length that has been used in various cultures and industries. While less common in modern times, the link unit provides insights into traditional measurement systems and their significance in different contexts.

Historical and Industrial Use

The link unit has played a significant role in history and industry:

  • Surveying: It was used in land surveying and mapping.
  • Construction: Builders used links for measurement and layout.

Applications of the Link Unit

The link unit's importance extends to various fields:

  • Historical Documentation: Link units appear in historical records and documents.
  • Urban Planning: Links were used to plan and design urban areas.

Converting Link to Other Measurement Units

Converting links to modern units allows for comparisons:

  • 1 link = 0.66 feet
  • 1 link ≈ 0.20117 meters (approx.)

Importance in Surveying

The link unit's use in surveying contributed to accurate land measurement and mapping.

Using an Online Link Converter

An online link converter simplifies conversions. Enter the link value, select the target unit, and the converter provides the converted measurement instantly, ensuring accuracy and convenience.


The link unit is a testament to the historical methods of measurement in various fields, including surveying and construction. Exploring link conversions and its role in different contexts enriches our understanding of measurement units and their applications throughout history.

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