land mile


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Using two banks of dinghy oars, the coxswains were all the ships captains, it was a two-mile course and I am not sure if it was sea miles or land miles, as a sea mile is 2,000 yards rather than 1,760 yards.
The use proposed for her land - an outlet mall, "condo city" and golf course on prime agricultural land miles away from any urban development - doesn't mesh with her idea of a good land use decision, Kingsley said.
In typical FedEx operations, the 777 Freighter has a revenue payload capacity of 178,000 pounds (81 metric tons), and can fly 5,800 nautical miles, the equivalent of about 6,675 land miles or nearly three times the approximate distance between the east and west coasts of the U.
TWO drunken Dubliners caused chaos aboard a packed holiday flight forcing the plane to land miles from its destination because they were refused alcohol.
Its flight range, the equivalent of about 6,675 land miles, or nearly three times the approximate distance between the east and west coasts of the U.
The year-long expedition took the team across two continents, 16 countries and more than 18,000 land miles.
Ian of Morfa Nefyn and Dave from Wolverhampton completed the round-Anglesey voyage of 68 nautical miles in only one hour 35 minutes - just about 50 land miles an hour - after starting and finishing at Beaumaris Pier in glorious weather on Saturday.
Setting out from London on September 2 in the still secret car they returned to the UK 43 days and 29,991 land miles later.