Kirti Delhi, India 226 Questions 325 Answers 23 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Kirti Asked: July 10, 20212021-07-10T19:28:59+05:30 2021-07-10T19:28:59+05:30In: Geography What is nautical mile? What is nautical mile? physical geography Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Ishu Innovative 2021-07-10T19:30:53+05:30Added an answer on July 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm A nautical mile is based on the circumference of the planet Earth. Explanation: If you were to cut the Earth in half at the equator, you could pick up one of the halves and look at the equator as a circle. You could divide that circle into 360 degrees. You could then divide a degree into 60 minutes. A minute of arc on the planet Earth is 1 nautical mile. A nautical mile is1.1508 miles or 6,076 feet. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Select as best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Why do the stars seem higher than they actually are in the sky? How is a thunder cloud formed?