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#1 2005-11-01 03:49:16

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'knotical mile' for 'nautical mile'

A nautical mile is 1852 meters. A knot is 1 nautical mile per hour. There’s no such thing as a knotical mile. Examples:

Distance in latitude is very simple since one minute of latitude is exactly one knotical mile everywhere on earth.

Could someone please tell me what a Knotical mile is in comparison to the standard mile.

It had taken me a full 2 hours to make the 5 knotical mile journey back to port.

“With a 160-knot cruise speed and an 800-knotical-mile range, the SR20 is a great cross-country aircraft.”



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