Reply to post: "Central NC is about 6,600 km from London and central India is about 7,700 km"

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"Central NC is about 6,600 km from London and central India is about 7,700 km"

Direct route? There were no planes in 1900 - getting to India required a far longer ship journey around Africa, or quite a hard and dangerous road travel.

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