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Celebrate Metrology Day With Meters Of Fun

Schuyler J. Dievendorf | 20 May 2014 16:12
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This sliver of a country, Chile, is just a narrow strip of land between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. They were also the fifth country to adopt the metric system in 1848. Meanwhile in 1848 most of the rest of the world was measuring things in cubits and other outmoded measuring systems.

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