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ton

ton (GB)
Old hollow and area measure, which was in use with different sizes in many countries. One ton of land was 0.39 to 0.55 hectares, one ton of liquid was 60 and 347 liters. In France today is still the measure Tonneau common. In the metric system, a ton consists of 1,000 kilograms (megagrams). Tonne is also an old name (lat. Tunna) for barrel, See also below drum types. space measurements and capacity measures,

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