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Curious and Interesting Names Near Mallaig ...

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.

  • Flat Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Lake
    • Flat Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Mallaig
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Lake
  • Fork Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fork Lake
    • Fork Lake lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Mallaig
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fork Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fork Lake
  • Goodfish Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodfish Lake
    • Goodfish Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Mallaig
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodfish Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodfish Lake
  • Horseshoe Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bay
    • Horseshoe Bay lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Mallaig
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Hoselaw
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoselaw
      • Hoselaw lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Mallaig
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoselaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoselaw
    • Owlseye
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owlseye
      • Owlseye lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Mallaig
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owlseye came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owlseye
    • Pelican Narrows
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Narrows
      • Pelican Narrows lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Mallaig
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Narrows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican Narrows
    • Saddle Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saddle Lake
      • Saddle Lake lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Mallaig
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saddle Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saddle Lake

How Far From Mallaig to ...

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 98 miles [157.7 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Mallaig to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,678 miles [2,700.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,166 miles [9,923.2 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 6,933 miles [11,157.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,010 miles [8,062.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mallaig. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mallaig) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mallaig. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mallaig

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mallaig. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2120, Longitude: -111.3617    
<2>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.
<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 Mallaig 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 332.093 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.861 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.599 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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