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#1 2005-10-31 22:49:16

klakritz
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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.
forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=86403

Could someone please tell me what a Knotical mile is in comparison to the standard mile.
www.brainboost.com/search.asp?Q=what+is+Knotical+mile

It had taken me a full 2 hours to make the 5 knotical mile journey back to port.
www.ihpva.org/pipermail/hpv-boats/2002q2/003038.html

“With a 160-knot cruise speed and an 800-knotical-mile range, the SR20 is a great cross-country aircraft.”
www.avweb.com/other/shfinal.html

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