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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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Their adventure covered 12,360 land miles in Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, Austria, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Japan, USA and Canada.
In typical FedEx operations, the 777 Freighter has a revenue payload capacity of 178,000 pounds (81 metric tons), and can fly 5,800 nautical miles--the equivalent of about 6,675 land miles or nearly three times the approximate distance between the east and west coasts of the U.
Using two banks of dinghy oars, the coxswains were all the ships captains, it was a two-mile course and I am not sure if it was sea miles or land miles, as a sea mile is 2,000 yards rather than 1,760 yards.
The use proposed for her land - an outlet mall, "condo city" and golf course on prime agricultural land miles away from any urban development - doesn't mesh with her idea of a good land use decision, Kingsley said.