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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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This area was situated one statute mile away from the point of contact zone where the stimulus of the law enforcement vehicle was present.
Newsom calculated that this could have led Byrd to believe that he had reached the pole when he was still as much as 78 statute miles away, or caused him to overshoot the pole by as much as 21 statute miles.
The average length of a flight was 895 statute miles as of January 2012, compared to 904 statute miles in January 2011.
The average length of its flights last month was 239 statute miles, an increase from 227 statute miles in November 2009.
Doolittle and his men would have to travel more than 800 statute miles before reaching their targets.
The average length of a flight is 895 statute miles in November 2011, compared to 904 statute miles in November 2010.
The average length of a flight was 416 statute miles in March 2011, compared to 376 statute miles in March 2010.
The aircraft, which seats up to 11 passengers, has a non-stop range of nearly 7,000 statute miles and a maximum cruise speed of 559 mph.
The mid-size jet is a Citation III plane based in Atlanta that offers a mini galley, private lavatory, phone, comfortable leather captain-chair seating, and a range of 2000 statute miles and flight speeds up to 520 mph.
The average length of a flight has been 547 statute miles for November 2010.
The aircraft has an eight-passenger configuration and can reach speeds up to 470mph, with a maximum range of 1,700 statute miles.
The Eclipse 500 flies 355 knots (408 mph) and can travel 1,300 nautical miles (1,495 statute miles, about the distance between Boston and Miami) at a cost of approximately 56 cents a mile to operate.