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1

In Ecuador, 20th century, a unit of mass, = 100 libras = 46.0 kilograms, approximately 101.4 pounds av. chart symbol The same quantity is called a quintal.

United Nations, 1966.

Technical Factors..., 1972, page 150.

2

In Costa Rica, 19th century, a unit of length, half a vara, = 41.8 centimeters.

[Costa Rica. Ministerio de formento.]
Medidas y pesas del sistema métrico, y tablas de equivalencia con las antiguas.
San José de Costa Rica: Imprenta nacional, 1885.

Page 29.

3

In Mexico, half a vara, = 419 millimeters.

Galván Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.

4

In Mexico, half a legua, = 2500 varas, about 2.095 kilometers.

Galván Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.

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