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Secrets of the St. Lawrence


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The measurements in this guide refer to distance, speed and depth as they are generally expressed for navigation purposes.

m = metre


km/h = kilometres per hour
kn = knot
mi/h = miles per hour
1 mi/h = 1.609344 km/h
1 knot = 1.852 km/h


km = kilometre
1 nautical mile = 1.852 km


f = fathom
1 fathom = 1.8288 m


kPa = kilopascal
1000 millibars = 10 kPa

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