Posted by **Jillian** on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 12:39pm.

A nautical mile equals the length of arc subtended by a central angle of 1 minute on a great circle on the surface of Earth. If the radius of Earth is taken as 3960 miles, express 1 nautical mile in terms of ordinary, or statute, miles.

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