Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Fact of the Day

"In 1816, it cost as much to move goods 32 miles over land as to ship across the Atlantic." (From economix and various books I've read.)

One really can't imagine a world where this is true because we take high speed transportation as a fact of life. In that 1816 world, 106 Atlantic miles equals 1 land mile.

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