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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cupids Crossing ...

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.

  • Birch Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Hills
    • Birch Hills lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Cupids Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Hills
  • Black Duck Pond
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Duck Pond
    • Black Duck Pond lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Cupids Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Duck Pond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Duck Pond
  • Bull Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bull Cove
    • Bull Cove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Cupids Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bull Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bull Cove
  • Burnt Head
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Head
    • Burnt Head lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Cupids Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Head
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    • Cupids
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cupids
      • Cupids lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cupids came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cupids
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cupids<3>
    • Emerald Vale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Vale
      • Emerald Vale lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Vale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Vale
    • Frog Marsh
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frog Marsh
      • Frog Marsh lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frog Marsh came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frog Marsh
    • Georgetown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Halls Town
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls Town
      • Halls Town lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halls Town came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halls Town
    • Marysvale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysvale
      • Marysvale lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysvale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysvale
    • Riverhead
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverhead
      • Riverhead lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverhead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverhead
    • Sandy Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Beach
      • Sandy Beach lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Beach
    • Sharks Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharks Cove
      • Sharks Cove lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharks Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharks Cove
    • Turks Gut - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turks Gut
      • Turks Gut was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cupids Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turks Gut came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Cupids Crossing. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Cathy Jones     (Comedian, actress, writer)
      • Comedian, actress, writer. She was born in Saint John's (Newfoundland and Labrador) on Wednesday April 6, 1955
      • Saint John's is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cupids Crossing.
    • Rick Mercer     (Comedian, actor, satirist, author)
      • Comedian, actor, satirist, author. He was born in Saint John's (Newfoundland and Labrador) on Friday October 17, 1969
      • Saint John's is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cupids Crossing.
    • Greg Thomey     (Comedian, actor, playwright)
      • Comedian, actor, playwright. He was born in Saint John's (Newfoundland and Labrador) on Monday May 8, 1961
      • Saint John's is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cupids Crossing.
    • Mary Walsh     (Comedian, actress, activist)
      • Comedian, actress, activist. She was born in Saint John's (Newfoundland and Labrador) on Tueday May 13, 1952
      • Saint John's is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cupids Crossing.

How Far From Cupids Crossing 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 Cupids Crossing to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,073 miles [1,726.8 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Cupids Crossing to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 61 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,570 miles [7,354.7 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 5,273 miles [8,486.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,150 miles [5,069.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cupids Crossing) 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 Cupids Crossing. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cupids CrossingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cupids Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5333, Longitude: -53.2500    
<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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Cupids Crossing 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 291.747 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 286.958 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.35 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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