nautical mile

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a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters)

a unit of length used in navigation

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Pachauri must be a busy man with a large carbon footprint because of the number of aeronautical miles he notches up.
Of course, it doesn't hurt that the property on which sits his log home and wind turbine is located near the highest point in Chautauqua County, New York (just a few miles outside of Frewsburg), or that he's within 20 aeronautical miles of Lake Erie; a long, slender stretch of water that just happens to be canted in the same direction as the prevailing winds.
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