survey mile


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Related to survey mile: nautical mile, survey meter, Survey acre
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Noun1.survey mile - a U.S. unit of measure equal to 1609.347 meters; derived from the use of 39.37 inches as the conversion for one meter
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
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Whereas the typical 2-D survey produces thousands of units of data per cubic survey mile, its 3-D counterpart can produce as many as a million.
On a clear day, the crew is able to survey miles of track in a matter of minutes, and quickly spot any obstacles thrown on the lines.

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