Cubic mile

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A cubic mile (abbreviation: cu mi or mi3[1]) is an imperial and US customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards or ~1.609 kilometres) in length.

For other uses, see Cubic mile (disambiguation).


There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used.

  • cubic mile
  • cu mile
  • cu mi
  • mile/-3
  • mi/-3
  • mile^3
  • mi^3
  • mile3
  • mi3


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  1. ^ Suplee, Curtis (2009-07-02). "Special Publication 811". Retrieved 2016-10-05.