More nautical questions




 
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November 14th, 2004  
playstation60
 

Topic: More nautical questions


How about a rule of thumb for the differences between knots and mph?


Ben
November 14th, 2004  
Maximus91
 
1 knot= 6076 feet per hour
1 mph= 5280 feet per hour

They are pretty close. There are 1.15 miles and in a knot (nautical mile)
November 15th, 2004  
rOk
 
 
Metric flavour answer:

1nm*=1852m
1m** =1609m


*=nautical mile
**=land mile
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