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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

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The SRR measures the overall effect that a particular type of speed enforcement presence has on speeding behaviors one statute mile after the stimulus is encountered.
The average length of a flight has been 427 statute miles in June 2010 compared to 431 statute miles in June 2009.
The average length of a flight has been 229 statute miles in June 2010 compared to 222 statute miles in June 2009.
The average length of a flight has been 411 statute miles in May 2010 compared to 425 statute miles in May 2009.
The CRJ Series 200LR model chosen by Northwest has a range of 2,300 statute miles (3,700 km) and is capable of high cruise speed of 534 miles per hour (860 km/h).
The average length of a flight has been 228 statute miles in May 2010 compared to 219 statute miles in May 2009.
With a range of 2925 statute miles and excellent short field performance, the Hawker 800XP is the ideal aircraft for Colorado's high altitude airports.
These last two crossings complete Will's goal of paddling 300 documented statute miles in the California Channel Islands.
Although the Law of the Sea recognizes a country's territorial waters as extending 12 nautical miles (14 statute miles or 22 kilometers) out from the coast, it also recognizes that even military vessels have the right of "innocent passage" through territorial waters and can come even closer to the coastline than three miles.