imperial nautical mile

In the United Kingdom, the length of the nautical mile was defined by its relation to the Admiralty knot, 6,080 imperial feet per hour, so 1 imperial nautical mile is about 1,853.181 meters. The imperial nautical mile was often called an Admiralty mile, or more correctly, an Admiralty measured mile.

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