Help:Distances

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Maps supports several distance units which you can use in all the functionality added by it, and it's extensions.

Supported units

Unit (in metres): supported notations

  • Meters (1m): m, meter, meters
  • Kilometres (1000m): km, kilometers, kilometres
  • Miles (1609.344m): mi, mile, miles
  • Nautical miles (1852m): nm, nautical mile, nautical miles

Converting distances

At the moment there is no way to convert distances to use another unit yet. This will be added in the future though.