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# What is a bank cubic yard?

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**A bank cubic yard, or BCY, is the calculation or measurement of 1 cubic yard of earth or rock in its natural state before it is removed from the ground.** The volume measurement is commonly used in the mining and construction fields.

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In comparison, a loose cubic yard, or LCY, is the measurement of the soil after excavation. When soil is removed from the ground, it is no longer compact, and it further swells with the addition of air. This means that 1 bank cubic yard of earth removed from the ground will almost always amount to more than 1 loose cubic yard of the same substance.

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## How many tons are in a cubic yard?

A:A ton is a measurement of weight, and a cubic yard is a measurement of volume. The number of tons that a given cubic yard of material weighs depends on the material.

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## What is a linear yard?

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Full Answer >**A linear yard is the straight-line distance of a yard in the United States customary system of measurement.**The measurement of a linear yard is 3 feet or 36 inches.Filed Under: -
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## How long is a yard?

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Full Answer >**A yard is a measurement equivalent to three feet.**This is also equal to 36 inches or about 92 centimeters. The easiest way to measure a yard is with a ruler or a yardstick.Filed Under: -
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## How do you convert 59 centimeters to inches?

A:Converting centimeters to inches is an easy calculation you can make with a calculator or pencil and paper. If you know the number of centimeters to convert, the calculation takes a few seconds.

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