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South Shore Park, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for South Shore Park.

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How Far From South Shore Park 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 South Shore Park to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in South Shore Park to:

  • Heber Springs [Map], which is the Seat of Cleburne County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 52 miles [83.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from South Shore Park to Little Rock, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 861 miles [1,385.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,668 miles [10,731.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,398 miles [11,905.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,275 miles [8,489.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named South Shore Park ...

While the name South Shore Park is unique within Arkansas, we know of one more community in the United States.

Communities Outside of Arkansas


Lucas County

Our profile page for South Shore Park, Lucas County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from South Shore Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Shore Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Shore Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4654, Longitude: -92.1160     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Shore Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 South Shore Park to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 317.138 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 313.561 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 312.174 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for South Shore Park.