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Old 08-24-2006, 07:12 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Albany. NY

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation converted to metric in the 90's.. and then converted back because they left all the mile posts in Miles (English units) and were doing all their surveying in feet... but were doing all of their plans in metric....

I can do the conversions no problem.. hell a lot of my PE exam delt with conversions.. but I still prefer to use English units.... 12"=1' 144square inches=1.s.f. 43,560 s.f = 1 acre

Yeah I'm not switching to metric... oh and the USGS maps are all English.. have fun swtching them over.

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