# Yards to meters – yard to meter

Yards to meters (yard to meter converter) calculates the number of yards in meters. The conversion for 1 yard to meter is about 0.9144. See also meters into yards calculator.

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## Yard

A yard (abbreviated yd) is a unit of length that was used in the English system of measurement (until 1971) and is now used in the American system of measurement. It is an imperial unit that was established in Great Britain
There are different names for the yard depending on the layout. There is an English yard and an American yard, but the difference in length is negligible. The most popular is the international yard, which is 0.9144 meters long. 1 yard is taken to be the same as 3 feet or 36 inches.
As a curiosity, it can be added that the word “yard” comes from the words “branch” or “stick”. On the other hand, the origin of the yard measure is not fully known. It can refer to the circumference of a person’s waist or the distance from the tip of the nose to the thumb – with the arm outstretched.

## Meter

Meter (abbreviated m) – is the basic unit of length in systems such as: SI, MKS, or MTS. The construction of the metro should be connected with the date of March 26, 1791. The length of a meter as the path that light travels in a vacuum during 1/299792458 seconds was established only at the end of the 20th century. From 1795 to 1983, the measure of the meter varied depending on how it was measured.

## Yard to meter

Yard to meter is a popular unit conversion. Among the known units of measurement, yard to meter is similar to yard to food and yard to kilometer.

Yard to food = 3 ft
1 Yard to meter = 0.9144 m
Yard to kilometer = 0.0009144 km

## Some another yard to meter converter examples

Yards to meters – yard to meter converter is used to convert metric units. Yards and meters are often used to denote length, height, and depth etc. Often times, there is a need for more metric numbers, especially with regard to kilometers. For this purpose, kilometers into yards calculator can be useful.

Converting deep caves:

• Snezhnaja cave [ru] 1.76 km (Abkhazia / Georgia) it is an equivalent into about 1924.76 yards as well as 1760 meters.
• Torca del Cerro del Cuevon 1.589 km (Spain) this length can also be represented as about 1737.75 yards by changing the metric unit is these 1589 meters.

Converting long rivers:

• Indigirka 1726 km (East Siberian Sea) it is an equivalent into about 1887576.55 yards by changing the metric unit is these 1726000 meters.
• Blue Nile 1600 km (Nile) this length can also be represented as about 1749781.28 yards or as well 1600000 meters.
• Pecos 1490 km (Rio Grande) you can convert this height into about 1629483.81 yards as well as 1490000 meters.
• Krishna 1300 km (Bay of Bengal) this length can also be written as about 1421697.29 yards by changing the metric unit is these 1300000 meters.