Meters and feet

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Photography by Carlos Dorce

Next to Birmingham Town Hall…

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

… there is this line on te floor. Almost everybody in Victoria Square walk near it but only a few people notice that this stone line shows the equivalence between the metrical system and the British one.

So you can see some plaques indicating the distances measured in meters and also in feet:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

It’s a good opportunity to improvise a Maths class, isn’t it?

Location: Birmingham Town Hall (map)

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