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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cooks Harbour ...

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.

  • Big Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Brook
    • Big Brook lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Cooks Harbour
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  • Cape Onion
  • Garden Cove - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Cove
    • Garden Cove was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
  • Gunners Cove
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    • Hay Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hay Cove
      • Hay Cove lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
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    • Little Quirpon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Quirpon
      • Little Quirpon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
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    • Noddy Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noddy Bay
      • Noddy Bay lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
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    • Schooner Island
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schooner Island
      • Schooner Island lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schooner Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schooner Island
    • Ship Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ship Cove
      • Ship Cove lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ship Cove
    • Straitsview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straitsview
      • Straitsview lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Cooks Harbour
      • Straitsview has also been known as:
      • Spillars Cove
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    • Wild Bight
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wild Bight
      • Wild Bight lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Cooks Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wild Bight came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wild Bight

How Far From Cooks Harbour 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 town such as Cooks Harbour to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 998 miles [1,606.1 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Cooks Harbour to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 57 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 39 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,575 miles [7,362.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,300 miles [8,529.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,179 miles [5,116.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cooks Harbour) 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 Cooks Harbour. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cooks HarbourOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cooks Harbour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6033, Longitude: -55.8711    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Cooks Harbour to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 291.80 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 287.905 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 286.079 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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