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Distance around the "average world" (WGS84): 40,078,346.23 m

The following table gives an estimate of the distance represented by degrees for Latitude (and for Longitude at the equator)

angular distance distance in m
360 degrees 40,078,346.23
1 degree 111,328.74
.0001 degree 11.13
1 minute 1855
1 second 31

There are 12.192 meters in 40 feet
There are 1.609 km in 1 mile
There are 0.6214 miles in 1 km
There are 3.281 feet in 1 m
There are 0.3048 m in 1 foot