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Curious and Interesting Names Near Dildo South ...

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.

  • Blaketown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaketown
    • Blaketown lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Dildo South
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaketown
  • Chapel Arm
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Arm
    • Chapel Arm lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Dildo South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Arm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Arm
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapel Arm<3>
  • Cross Roads
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Roads
    • Cross Roads lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Dildo South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Roads came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Roads
  • Greens Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greens Harbour
    • Greens Harbour lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Dildo South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greens Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greens Harbour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greens Harbour<3>
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    • Harbour Grace Junction - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Grace Junction
      • Harbour Grace Junction was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Grace Junction came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Hopeall
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopeall
      • Hopeall lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopeall came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopeall
    • Little Island Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Island Cove
      • Little Island Cove lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Island Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Island Cove
    • Long Harbour Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Harbour Station
      • Long Harbour Station lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Harbour Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Harbour Station
    • New Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Harbour
      • New Harbour lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Dildo South
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Harbour
    • Norman's Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norman's Cove
      • Norman's Cove was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman's Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Old Shop
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Shop
      • Old Shop lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Shop came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Shop
    • Spreadeagle
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spreadeagle
      • Spreadeagle lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Dildo South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spreadeagle came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spreadeagle

How Far From Dildo South 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 Dildo South to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,059 miles [1,704.3 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Dildo South 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 4,584 miles [7,377.2 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 5,287 miles [8,508.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,163 miles [5,090.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Newfoundland and Labrador

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dildo South. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dildo South) 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 Dildo South. 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 Dildo SouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dildo South. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5190, Longitude: -53.5570    
<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 Dildo South 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 291.946 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 287.173 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.526 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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