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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Anderson Road.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Anderson Road 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 Anderson Road to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Anderson Road and extending to:

  • Fredericton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of New Brunswick, lies 75 miles [120.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Anderson Road to Fredericton, with an average speed<2>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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 404 miles [650.2 km] to the West (W). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,189 miles [8,350.9 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 5,909 miles [9,509.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 3,785 miles [6,091.4 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Anderson Road ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Blue Bell   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North of Anderson Road   [Map]

Hazeldean   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]

Lake Edward   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Mapleview   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

New Denmark   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Picadilly   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

Plaster Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Red Rapids   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]

Three Brooks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]

Weaver   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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The official website for Province of New Brunswick: https://www.gnb.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anderson Road) 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 Anderson Road. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anderson Road

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson Road. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8667, Longitude: -67.5000     [Map].

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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 Anderson Road 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 300.929 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 296.961 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.278 degrees.

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