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Cape Feet

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A Cape foot is a unit of length defined as 1.0330 English feet (and equal to 12.396 English inches, or 0.314858 metres) found in documents of belts and diagrams relating to landed property. It was identically equal to the Rijnland voet and was introduced into South Africa by the Dutch settlers in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

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