Convert mile (statute) to barleycorn
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Definition and details for mile (statute):
In 1592 statute mile was defined to be 5280 feet. Using the international definition of the foot as exactly 30.48 centimeters, the international statute mile is exactly 1609.344 meters.
Definition and details for barleycorn:
Barleycorn is an old English unit of distance equal to 1/3 inch or about 8.47 millimeters. In farming societies was very common to use seeds as units of length. Barley was a basic crop in England. So barleycorn was a useful unit.