Some articles on miles:
... northwest Tennessee", has a total area of 555 square miles (1,440 km2), of which 545 square miles (1,410 km2) is land and 10 square miles (26 km2) (1.88%) is water ...
... Olympia is located 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Tacoma, 48 miles (77 km) southwest of Seattle, and 106 miles (171 km) north of Portland, Oregon ...
... Location Caribbean, islands 1,100 miles (1,770 km) southeast of Florida, 600 miles (966 km) north of Venezuela, 40 miles (64 km) east of Puerto Rico between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic ...
... Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,501 square miles (3,889 km²), of which 1,500 square miles (3,887 km²) is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) (0.05%) is water ... The next approximately 12 miles slope down to the Canadian River ... The terrain then slopes up from the Canadian River, passing the county line at approximately 6 miles and reaching the top of the High Plains a further four miles north ...
... / 38.525 -121.97083, Winters is a small city located 11 miles (18 km) from Vacaville ... Winters is nearly 30 miles (50 km) from Sacramento and about 60 miles (100 km) from San Francisco, California ... Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), of which, 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) of it (0.85%) is water ...
Famous quotes containing the word miles:
“Name me, if you can, a better feeling than the one you get when youve half a bottle of Chivas in the bag with a gram of coke up your nose and a teenage lovely pulling off her tube top in the next seat over while youre doing a hundred miles an hour in a suburban side street.”
—P.J. (Patrick Jake)
“And my spirit is grown to a lordly great compass within,
That the length and the breadth and the sweep of the marshes of
Will work me no fear like the fear they have wrought me of yore
When length was failure, and when breadth was but bitterness sore,
And when terror and shrinking and dreary unnamable pain
Drew over me out of the merciless miles of the plain,
Oh, now, unafraid, I am fain to face
The vast sweet visage of space.”
—Sidney Lanier (18421881)
“Napoleon wanted to turn Paris into Rome under the Caesars, only with louder music and more marble. And it was done. His architects gave him the Arc de Triomphe and the Madeleine. His nephew Napoleon III wanted to turn Paris into Rome with Versailles piled on top, and it was done. His architects gave him the Paris Opera, an addition to the Louvre, and miles of new boulevards.”
—Tom Wolfe (b. 1931)