Posted by brianc on October 25, 2001 at 15:33:38:
In Reply to: Re: Knots posted by jond on October 25, 2001 at 15:22:25:
1.15 statute miles = 1 nautical mile
Which puts the earth's circumference at 24,000 nautical miles vs. 25,000 statute miles
Which conveniently makes 1 nautical mile = 1 minute of latitude
and 60 nautical miles to a degree
OK, so I need to get back to work...
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