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Originally posted by HardyWhite
Originally posted by CasiusIgnoranze
The two sites are thousands of years old.
It could well be the fact we either re-discovered the mile later in history or the ancients used similar measuring lengths.
which is 1233.432 km.
The nautical mile (symbol M, NM or nmi) is a unit of length that is about one minute of arc of latitude along any meridian, but is approximately one minute of arc of longitude only at the equator. By international agreement it is exactly 1,852 metres (approximately 6,076 feet).
originally posted by: DutchBigBoy
in 1948 Israel was established by the world at a convention in London, the distance from Jerusalem to London is also 1948 miles