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Height in the old Russian system of measures

This calculator computes height expressed in the old Russian measure system units: arshins and vershoks

In the old days, the height of a person was expressed in the old Russian system of measures units, namely arshins (1 arshin is 71.12 centimeters) and vershoks (1 vershok is 4.44 centimeters). A person could have a height of 2 arshins and 10 vershoks, which is approximately 187 centimeters. Also, it was assumed that a normal person would be at least 2 arshins height, so arshins were often omitted (with 2 as the default value), and only vershoks were used, like "His height is 10 vershoks".

This calculator converts height in centimeters into height in arshins and vershoks.

PLANETCALC, Height in old Russian system of measures

Height in old Russian system of measures

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