Convert mile (statute) to mile (ancient Roman)
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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 mile (ancient Roman):
A mile was the distance a Roman legion could march in 1000 paces or 2000 steps. Pace is the distance between successive falls of the same foot. Measured distance between surviving milestones of Roman roads is often closer to 1520 meters.