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Measurement aided by wild animals!?

Base data: length.
This unit is the distance from which the cry of a buffalo could be heard in Russia or the distance from which the antlers of a reindeer could be made out visually in Siberia.

Unique unit that could only come from vast Russia

This is the distance from which the cry of a buffalo can be heard. This unit was used in Russia as a rough basis for area measurements. In addition, it apparently got its name from the distance from which the antlers of a deer could be made out in Siberia. It is a unit for large-scale distances, something that could only come from a country with vast expanses of land.

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