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

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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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

There is no difference. Country Miles just seem longer.

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

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

A mile in a pool is the same as a mile on land. However, in nautical terms, one land mile is equal to 0.868421(UK) 0.868976(US) nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

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

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 mile) is 1,852 meters (about 6,076.1 ft).

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

There are approximately 1.61 km in a mile.

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.

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