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To help compare different
orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 10 and 100 kilometres (10 4 to 10 5 metres). The myriametre (10,000 metres) is a deprecated unit name; the prefix myria- is obsolete, not included among the prefixes when the International System of Units was introduced in 1960.
Distances shorter than 10 kilometres
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10 kilometres is equal to:
Human-defined scales and structures [ edit ]
Geographical [ edit ]
Astronomical [ edit ]
Distances longer than 100 kilometres
^ km is an abbreviation of kilometre
References [ edit ]
^ Hans Högman (2007-01-21). "Measurements and weights, old Swedish". Archived from the original on 2009-04-25 . Retrieved 2009-04-20. "previously in common use: ... Swedish "mil" ... in the old days = ... 10.688 meters ... This "mil" was introduced in 1699 as a standard "mil" and was to represent the distance between the inns. Before 1699 the "mil" had different lengths in different parts of Sweden. Today in the metric system: 1 "mil" = 10 kilometers"
^ Haugen, Einar, Norwegian English Dictionary, 1965, Oslo: Universitetsforlaget and Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, s.v. mil
^ "IAAF Competition Rules 2008" (pdf). IAAF. p. 195. Archived from the original on 2009-04-25 . Retrieved 2009-04-20.
^ Gregory Kennedy. "Stratolab, an Evolutionary Stratospheric Balloon Project".
^ Wise, Jeff (October 1, 2009). "Turkey Building the World's Deepest Immersed Tube Tunnel". Popular Mechanics . Retrieved January 2011.
^ Highest and lowest points on Mars NASA
^ Plescia, Jeff (1997-10-01). "Height of Martian vs. Earth mountains". Questions and Answers about Mars terrain and geology . Retrieved 2009-04-20.