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Curious and Interesting Names Near Fresnoy ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Beaverdam
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverdam came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Beaverdam lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of Fresnoy
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  • Big Meadow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Meadow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Big Meadow lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Fresnoy
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  • Flat Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Flat Lake lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Fresnoy
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  • Gurneyville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurneyville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Gurneyville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Fresnoy
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    • Happy Hollow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Hollow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Happy Hollow lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Fresnoy
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    • Hoselaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoselaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Hoselaw lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Fresnoy
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    • Iron River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Iron River lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Fresnoy
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    • Pelican Narrows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Narrows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Pelican Narrows lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Fresnoy
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How Far From Fresnoy to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Fresnoy to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Fresnoy and extending to:

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 120 miles [193.1 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Fresnoy to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,656 miles [2,665.1 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 65 days and walking would take 94 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,153 miles [9,902.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,921 miles [11,138.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,994 miles [8,037.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fresnoy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fresnoy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2406, Longitude: -110.8042    
<3>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<4>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Fresnoy to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.645 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.358 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.219 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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