# What is the difference from a statue mile and a land based mile?

A statue mile is the distance typically meant when the word is used without other qualifying words ( e.g. nautical mile). The statue mile is equal to 5,280 ft. A land mile is another term that refers to the statue mile.

### Whats the difference in a statute mile and a nautical mile?

A statute mile is used as the imperial measurement primarily in the USA and UK for land based distances. The statue mile equates to 1609.3 metres to one decimal place. The nautical mile, as the name suggests, is the predominant unit of measurement in the maritime world e.g. sea travel, air travel. The nautical mile equates to exactly 1852 metres. Thus, 1 nautical mile = 1.1508 statute miles

### How much farther do you travel if you travel 1 nautical than 1 statue mile?

A nautical mile is 1.1 land miles.

### What is the difference between 1 nautical mile and 1 mile?

A nautical mile is used when on oceans while land miles are used on land.

### Is there a difference between air miles and land miles?

Yes. An air mile is 6,076.115 feet. A 'land' mile is 5,280 feet.

### What is the difference between a square mile and a mile?

A square mile is a measure of area, such as the acreage of a plot of land. A mile is a measure of length or distance, such as from one city to another.

### What is statue miles?

It's statute mile, not statue mile. However, 1 statute mile = 1.609344 kilometers Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mile

### What is longer a nautical or land mile?

A nautical mile is longer than a land mile. One nautical mile is equal to 1.15 land miles.

### How manay feet are in a regular mile?

A mile on land (a statue mile) is 5280 feet. 5,280 feet = 1,760 yards = 63,360 inches. The current definition of a mile as 5,280 feet was confirmed by statute in the Parliament of England in 1592, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and is accepted as such in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States per a 1959 agreement. A mile on the water (a nautical… Read More

### Convert nautical mile to land mile?

Land mile refers to the speed at which a vehicle travels. One nautical mile per hour is the same rate as approximately 1.15 land miles per hour

### What is the difference between a nautical mile and a regular mile Difference in circumfereence?

1 regular mile is 1609 meters. 1 nautical mile is 1852 meters.

### How many meters more is nautical mile than a land mile?

1 Land mile = 1609.34 Meters 1 Nautical Mile = 1852 Meters The answer is 242.66 Meters

### One mile in a swimming equals how many miles on land?

One land mile equals 5280 feet. One nautical mile equals 6076.12 feet. So one nautical mile equals 1.15 land miles.

### Difference Land ordinance and northwest Ordinance?

The land ordinance called for surveyors to stake out six-mile-square plots, called townships, in the western land. The northwest ordinance described how this land they established would be governed. (it ended up gaining rights to self-government)

### How many feet difference is 1 nautical mile and 1 statute mile?

Nautical mile = 6080 feet Statute mile = 5280 feet Difference = 800 feet.

### What is the difference between a country mile and a mile?

There is no difference. Country Miles just seem longer.

### Why are nautical miles different to land miles?

The definition of a nautical mile was originally based directly on 1 minute of arc. This means a nautical mile is approximately 1/60 of a degree of latitude. However, it is now equal to exactly 1,852 metres. Meanwhile, "land miles" or statute miles developed in a different system, and a statute mile has evolved to be equal to exactly 5280 feet.

### How fast is 150 km per hour in miles per hour?

The answer depends on what kind of miles you are using. There are 1.8 km per Nautical Mile and only 1.584 km in a Statue Mile. Thus 150km/1.8=83.33 Nautical M/hr and 150km/1,584=94.6969 Statue m/hr. The Nautical mile is 6000 feet and the Statute mile is 5280 feet

### Is the big buffalo statue in North Dakota near a river?

The World's Largest Buffalo statue is located in Jamestown, North Dakota. The statue is about 1/4 mile from the James River, on a bluff overlooking the river.

### How many square mile is North Dakota?

North Dakota has total area of 70,698 square miles which includes 69,000 square miles of land. North Dakota is the 19th largest U.S. state based on total area and the 17th largest U.S. state based on land area.

### What is the difference between an acre and plot?

An acre is a specific unit of measurement. Like a square mile, but smaller. A plot just refers to a piece of land of any size.

### What is the difference between a fathom and a furlong?

A fathom is 6 feet and is used to measure depth in water. A furlong is 1/8 of a mile and is used to measure distance on land.

### Were about is the Statue of Liberty?

you take a right then a left then go straight for about a mile and go right and there you are!

### Is there a difference between a mile and a square mile?

Yes. A mile is a measure of distance and a square mile is a measure of area.

### What is the difference between 1 mile and 1 km?

1 mile is about 1.609344 km Therefore the difference between 1 mile and 1 km is about .609344 km

### How many feet in a section of land?

A section of land is one square mile. A mile is 5,280. Multiply 5,280 by 5,280 and you will have the number of square feet in a section of land.

### What is the difference between a foot and mile?

One mile is 5,280 feet, so the difference is 5,279 feet or 63,348 inches.

### What is the difference in one mile squared and one square mile?

there isn't a difference its the same thing just said differently

### What does a mile above sea level mean?

The sea is at a particular level compared to land. Most land is above sea level (or it would be under the sea or very far inland). If you are a mile above sea level, then you are a mile above where the sea would be if there was no land there.

### Which is greater - 1 mile or 1nautical mile?

A nautical mile is greater than a statute (land) mile. One nautical mile is equal to about 1.15 statute miles.

### Is 1 square mile a section of land?

Yes. A section is 640 acres, or a 1 mile by 1 mile square.

### What is the difference in a square mile and a mile square?

At the level asked there is no difference. As the size goes up there is a big difference... Two miles square would be 2x2 = four square miles.

### What is 1 air mile equal to regular mile?

One land mile is equal to 5280 feet one air mile is equal to 6076 feet

### How do you convert cm to miles?

1 cm = 0.000,005,396,118,248,376,847,5 (UK-nautical) mile = 5.396*10-6 UK-nautical mile (1 divided by 185318.4 cm/UK-nautical-mile) (1 divided by 185200 cm/US-nautical mile also /International-nautical mile) (1 divided by 160934.4 cm/US-statue mile)

### How long is a land mile?

Five thousand two hundred eighty (5,280) feet is the length of the land mile. The statute or terrestrial mile in question also may be expressed as the equivalent of 1,760 yards or 1,609.344 meters.

### What is the difference between an acre and a mile?

An acre is a common measurement of area, a mile is a unit of distance. There are 640 acres in one square mile, so one acre equals 43,560 square feet (4,840 square yards). In ancient times, the acre was the area of land that could be plowed in one day using a team (two) of oxen. The statute mile is so named because it was standardized by an act of Parliament in 1593, i.e., standardized… Read More

### How mamy square mile in Montana?

Montana has total area of 147,040 square miles which includes 145,546 square miles of land. Montana is the 4th largest U.S. state based on area.

### What is the difference between six eighths of a mile and three fourths of a mile?

The spelling possibly?

### How many miles in a section of land?

A section of land is one square mile. It is one mile on all four sides if it is square. It is equivalent to 640 square acres.

### What is the area of a rectangular piece of land measuring one half mile by three quarter mile?

The area is three eigths of a square mile.

### What is used to measure distance under water?

Measurement of distance under water is the same as on the surface, nautical miles which differ from statute miles used on land. A Nautical mile is 6076 feet compared to a statute mile which is 5280 feet. The nautical mile is based on the circumference of the earth at the equator and divided that distance by 360 degrees then each degree by 60 minutes. One minute is equal to one nautical mile.

### Is a mile on land the same in the ocean?

A literal 'mile' is the same wherever you measure it. However, sailors made a measurement (who knows why?) called a nautical mile, which is longer than a mile.

### Which is longer a mile or 1600 meters?

A mile. A mile has 5280 feet while 1600 meters has 5249.3438 feet. A difference of 30.6562 feet.