DW>> Do you have any definite information about the origins of the Swedish DW>> "mil"?
BF> I don't think anyone really knows. But it's 1/1000th of the distance BF> between the pole and the equator (the same way that the meter was BF> originally defined). It may have something to do with that.
Do a google for mil and you will find one English and one Swedish
explanation in Wikipedia.
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