ATM (was Re: too many routes)
Sean M. Doran
smd at clock.org
Sun Sep 14 17:14:19 UTC 1997
Steve Goldstein <sgoldste at nsf.gov> writes:
> At 9:37 PM -0400 9/11/97, Richard Irving wrote:
> >Now, the North American Continent is about a 4000 mile trip .... This is
> >a VERY ROUGH estimate.
> DARN! And here United has been crediting me with just 24xx Frequent Flier
> miles for the trip. I wanna recount!
He did say "the North American Continent", and it does get
slightly wider farther north. (The Trans-Canada Highway,
for example, is 7600 km long, or 4720 or so miles). North
America is also very long north-to-south.
gives a decent view of the continent.
Don't let your mind be as narrow as the "contiguous" parts
of your country. :-)
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