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How the distances were measured between places or cities, initially? Do you know? Also tell me how names of places, cities, persons, fruits, vegetables, body parts were invented, who first started using this first.

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Asked by rajesh, 08 Jan '13 10:47 am
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Ask the same question in parts the answer is too long for this question
Answered by iqbal seth, 08 Jan '13 10:49 am

 
  
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At that time Mile Stone Huge Pillers were estabished, to fix distances. That can be seen at some places even today.....ji. Regard with City name, mostly were decession of that time society. Regard with others I have also to ask U ji.
Answered by Dhuni, 08 Jan '13 01:32 pm

 
  
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Distance measured based on length of the path to be covered in Miles, furlongs etc
Answered by anantharaman, 08 Jan '13 01:24 pm

 
  
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In miles
cities were based on rivers...
Answered by Quest, 08 Jan '13 11:58 am

 
  
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