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is a 2,400 Northern Woods and Water Route km (1,490 mi) highway route through northern Canada, from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Winnipeg, Manitoba?
, completed in Overseas Railroad 1912 for 128 miles (206 kilometers) beyond the end of the Florida peninsula to Key West, was heavily damaged in the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 and not rebuilt?
the English explorer and geologist
led the Sir Vivian Fuchs first successful overland expedition across Antarctica in 1958—a journey of 2,158 miles (3,453 km)?
Boy Scouts of America , given to those who 50-Miler Award hike or paddle 50 or more miles, is designed to encourage personal fitness, self-reliance, and a practical understanding of conservation?
on a clear day visitors to
( Holy Hill pictured) can view the Milwaukee skyline, located 30 miles (48 km) away?
, a competitor in the 1,049 Ramy Brooks mi 2006 Iditarod dog sled race across Alaska, is one of the few Native Alaskans competing in the event?
2002 the bought 41½ Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad miles (66.8 km) of track between Meadville and Corry, Pennsylvania for $1?
, who came to southern John S. Collins Florida to grow vegetables and coconuts on a barrier island, built 2.5 mile long wooden Collins Bridge across Biscayne Bay in 1913 which led to the development of Miami Beach?
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Question 2: This unit is now known as the . ________
Question 3: The use of statute miles as a unit of measurement is largely confined to the United States and the ________.
Question 4: When the [24 ] ________ definition of "mile" was published in 1906, it described the Irish mile as "still in rustic use". [25 ]
Question 5: " (an event indicating significant progress) ________"
Question 6: From 1774, through the 1801 union with Britain, until the 1820s, the ________ of 25 Irish counties commissioned surveyed maps at scales of one or two inches per Irish mile.
Question 7: The State Plane Coordinate Systems were also updated, but the ________ left the decision of which (if any) definition of the foot to use to the individual states.
Question 8: Faculty member's web page at ________.
Question 9: The [35 ] radar mile is a unit of time (in the same way that the ________ is a unit of distance), equal to the time required for a radar pulse to travel a distance of two miles (one mile each way).
Question 10: This unit spread throughout the Roman empire, often with modifications to fit local [37 ] ________.