SZ6398 : When in England ....

taken 8 years ago, near to Southsea, Portsmouth, Great Britain

When in England ....
When in England ....
Spotted in Southsea, Hampshire. The signpost obviously has distances on it, but with a strange km suffix. Now, if I happened to be in France, or Germany, I would not expect to see signposts with distances quotes in miles; indeed the local population would probably find it very confusing. So, "Why", I ask myself, "do signposts in England not quote distances in miles?".
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 22 September, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 639 982 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.8400N 1:5.6320W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 639 982
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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