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Curious and Interesting Names Near Shearer Dale ...

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.

  • Cherry Point
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    • Cherry Point lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Shearer Dale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Doe River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doe River
    • Doe River lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Shearer Dale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doe River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Flatrock
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    • Flatrock lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Shearer Dale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatrock came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Goodlow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodlow
    • Goodlow lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Shearer Dale
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    • Seven (7) Mile Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven (7) Mile Corner
      • Seven (7) Mile Corner lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Shearer Dale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven (7) Mile Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Sweetwater
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
      • Sweetwater lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Shearer Dale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Tower Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tower Lake
      • Tower Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Shearer Dale
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    • Two Rivers
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Rivers
      • Two Rivers lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Shearer Dale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Rivers came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Shearer Dale to ...

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

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

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    • Victoria, which is the Provincial Capital of British Columbia, lies 544 miles [875.5 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Shearer Dale to Victoria, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 31 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 22 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 2,031 miles [3,268.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 4 days, a buggy would take 80 days and walking would take 116 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,191 miles [9,963.4 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 6,950 miles [11,184.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,119 miles [8,238.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Shearer Dale) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shearer Dale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shearer DaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shearer Dale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.0667, Longitude: -120.0833    
<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 Shearer Dale 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 339.208 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 341.011 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.242 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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