A unit of length used in land surveys. The terms rod, pole, and perch are equivalent and may be used interchangeably, although "rod" is the most common. One (1) perch is equal to 25 links, 16.5 feet, or 1/4 (0.25) chain. For conversions and examples, see Rod, pole, or perch equivalents and conversions and the various Converting rods, poles, or perches to... entries.
Added: Mon Jan 14 2008
Last Modified: Tue Jun 17 2008