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NAUTICAL MILE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Distance measuring exactly 1852 meters or 6076.11 feet. One nautical mile equals 1.15 miles or 1.85 kilometers. By a 1920 international agreement, it replaced the British Nautical mile (6080 feet) and US Nautical mile (6080.20 feet). Also known as International Nautical mile.


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