A distance of one-eight of a mile. The name is derived from the Old English word fuhrlang that means "the length of a furrow". It represents the distance a team of oxen could plow without needing a rest.
|1 furlong||=||0.125 mile||1 furlong||=||220 yards|
|1 furlong||=||201.168 metres||1 furlong||=||660 feet|
|1 furlong||=||10 chains (Gunter)||1 furlong||=||40 rods|
|1 furlong||=||0.1086 nautical miles||1 furlong||=||0.201168 kilometres|