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Feature request - Total cache-to-cache distance milestones

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Apparently I've got a total cache-to-cache distance of around 27000 miles. This gave me the ida of diaplaying distance milestones in the milestone tab, and which caches were found to reach that milestone. Suggested values could be every 1,000 miles up to 10,000, then every subsequent 5,000 miles. WOuld this be possible?
asked Jan 23, 2015 in Feature requests by Optimist on the run (Expert) (16,350 points)

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It depends. Lets say you found a cache that bumped you up to 989 miles (from 947). Lets say the next closest cache is 25 miles (your in a remote part of Alaska) so you'd then be at 1014 miles. You won't always reach an exact milestone on a cache.
answered Jan 10, 2016 by MatthewCat (2,660 points)
selected Sep 7, 2016 by Optimist on the run (Expert)
Another disadvantage of the milestones as requested is that non-Americans tend to care more about the distances in kilometres, but Americans tend to care about distances in miles. The milestones are completely different for the two measurement systems.
Sumbloke - it's not just the Americans who prefer miles - I'm British! I take your point about other countries though.
MatthewCat - in your scenario the milestone would be the cache that took you past the 1000 mile point.
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