How can you find the distances between cities?

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To find the distance between two cities, a person can use a map. If he is trying to determine how long a trip between two cities would take, he can use one of several trip-planning sites for reference.

If he is not attempting to travel between two cities, it is easy to find the distance between them without factoring in roads and other transportation variables. This is done by looking at the scale of a map and using it to calculate the distance between the two points on the map that represent the cities. If he is trying to travel between the cities, a trip-planning website, such as MapQuest, can provide him with directions, travel time and distance for multiple routes.

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1. Figure out where you want to go. You should have the names and approximate locations of your starting point and destination. Be sure to get as close as possible, for example, Thornton
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Go to mapquest and type in your location and the location you are going to. it will tell you how to get there, the distance, and the average amount of time it will take you to travel
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1 Look at a paper map. It sometimes tells you the distance between two cities, including distances between two cities in chart-form. You may have to travel to a bookstore first to
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Couldn't you just look it up in statute miles (or kilometers) and convert?
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