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1739 and the map Kraljevinâ Dalmacije, Hrvatske i Slavonije

. of 1746 were obtained and studied for the purpose of this paper. The Croatian mile was drawn on these maps in addition to other types of mile. The ratios of the Croatian mile to the German, Italian and French miles were calculated with the help of these maps. An overview of the ratios of the Croatian mile to other miles is provided. The Croatian mile is defined as one-tenth of the length of one degree of the Equator. The length of the Croatian mile, for the radius of the Earth R = 6371 kilometres, is 11 120 metres or approximately eleven kilometres.

mile; Croatian mile; Glavač; Croatia



Author: Marina Viličić - orcid.org-0000-0003-4312-4073 ; University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geodesy, Kačićeva 26, 10000 Zagreb Miljenko

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