[Talk-GB] Fwd: In mainland Britain, you are never more than 34 miles from a pub.
jon at spiffymap.net
Thu Jun 12 10:30:14 UTC 2014
On 12/06/14 11:12, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> One thing that surprised me was "61 miles from a lighthouse" as (and I
> don't know this) I'd have guessed that some of the central parts of
> England would be getting on for 100 miles from the sea.
> But my geography of that part of the world isn't great so I'm probably
Nowhere in Britain is more than 70 miles away from the coast (Coton in
Derbyshire is the furthest), and some lighthouses are not especially
close to the sea - there are some near tidal rivers. So 61 miles is very
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