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## Knot (unit)

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The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph. The ISO Standard symbol for the knot is ...

## Knot Conversion Chart (Speed Converter, Nautical) - Convert-me.com

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Conversion chart for knot (Nautical, speed conversion). Instant units and ... sea mile per hour. 1 ... Knot conversion chart page, Speed units metric conversion.

## Why is speed at sea measured in knots? | MIT School of Engineering

Sep 18, 2012 ... Unless sailors knew how fast they were going, they could end up days off schedule, endangering those on board and worrying loved ones ...

## Why is a ship's speed measured in knots? - Ask History

May 14, 2014 ... Ancient mariners used to gauge how fast their ship was moving by throwing a piece of wood or other floatable object over the vessel's bow th...

## How fast is a knot in mph? - Fun Trivia

Nov 7, 2008 ... 1 knot = 1.15077945 miles per hour. A knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour. A nautical mile has been defined in slightly varying ways over ...

## Knots to Mph Conversion - Military Weapons

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Convert any Knots value to Miles-Per-Hour using the conversion calculator below . 1 knot (kt) = 1.15077945 miles per hour (mph). Enter value in left-hand ...

## FAQ: What is a knot? What is a nautical mile? - Online Conversion

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The faster the ship was sailing, more knots and a longer length of rope were played out. ... Thus 1 knot was equivalent to 1 nautical mile per hour; 5 knots were ...

## Wind Speed Conversions: Knots to Miles per hour and Kilometers ...

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SPEED CONVERSIONS - KNOTS, MPH, KPH. Knots, Miles per Hour, Kilometers per Hour. 1, 1.152, 1.85. 2, 2.303, 3.70. 3, 3.445, 5.55. 4, 4.606, 7.41.

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Aug 28, 2011 ... In this video, 3QuickPoints converts knots into kilometers per hour and miles ... 1: 24. Taiwan Navy demonstrates first self-made stealth missile ...

### Knots versus Miles per Hour - NASA

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Both miles per hour and knots is a speed which is the number of units of distance that is covered for a ... 1 knot = 1 nautical mile per hour = 6076 feet per hour

### What is the difference between a nautical mile and a knot?

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A nautical mile is based on the circumference of the earth, and is equal to one minute of latitude. It is slightly more than a statute (land measured) mile (1 nautical ...

### Knots to Miles per hour - Metric Conversions

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