Fathom is length unit, symbol: [ftm]. Definition of 1 fathom ≡ 6 ft. . Compared to metre, fathom is bigger unit.
• 1 [ftm] = (exactly) `1.8288` [m]
• 1 [m] = (exactly) `1/(1.8288)` [ftm] = 0.54680664916885 [ftm]
Multiply convert of fathom to common length units:[ftm]
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Lide, D. (Ed.). (1990). Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (71st ed). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Section 1.