Nautical-miles sentence example
- of submarine cable had been laid, while ten years later it was computed that 162,000 nautical miles of cable were in existence, representing a capital of £40,000,000, 75 per cent.
- underground, and the total lengths of submarine cables of the world were 39,072 nautical miles under government administration and 194,751 nautical miles under the administration of private companies.
- where the depths increase rapidly to over 2000 fathoms. The whole length of the rise which divides the Atlantic into an eastern and a western basin may be taken as 7500 nautical miles.
- The Tonga and Kermadec trenches, both deeper than 4000 fathoms, stretch from the Samoa Islands southwards toward New Zealand for a distance of 1600 nautical miles.
- In open places that height is seldom more than about one and a half times the square root of the " fetch " or greatest distance in nautical miles from which the wave has travelled to the point in question; but in narrow reaches or lakes it is relatively higher.Advertisement
- ballistic missiles, capable of carrying a nuclear warhead for a distance of more than 1,000 nautical miles.
- derogation from this later rule applies to territorial waters out to 12 nautical miles from a baseline near the shore.
- FAILURE Markham abandoned his attempt on the North Pole in late May, 400 nautical miles short of his target.
- Several of them include medium range ballistic missiles, capable of carrying a nuclear warhead for a distance of more than 1,000 nautical miles.
- It was caught about 24 nautical miles east of Lizard Point, SW Cornwall in a mid-water pair trawl.Advertisement
- A 70-seat turboprop can burn up to 30% less fuel than an equivalent 70-seat regional jet over a 500 nautical miles sector.
- When equipped with up to nine auxiliary fuel tanks and optional blended winglets, range is 9,420 nautical miles (17,446 km ).
- When equipped with up to nine auxiliary fuel tanks and optional blended winglets, range is 9,420 nautical miles (17,446 km).
- It also has the ability to convert miles into nautical miles or kilometers.