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Curious and Interesting Names Near Dog Bay ...

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.

  • Beaver Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Cove
    • Beaver Cove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Dog Bay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Cove
  • Big Beaver Cove - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Beaver Cove
    • Big Beaver Cove was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Dog Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Beaver Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
  • Davidsville - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davidsville
    • Davidsville was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Dog Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidsville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
  • Little Beaver Cove - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Beaver Cove
    • Little Beaver Cove was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Dog Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Beaver Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Main Point - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Main Point
      • Main Point was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Dog Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Main Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Noggin Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noggin Cove
      • Noggin Cove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Dog Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noggin Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noggin Cove
    • Rodgers Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodgers Cove
      • Rodgers Cove lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Dog Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rodgers Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodgers Cove
    • Salt Pans
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Pans
      • Salt Pans lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Dog Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salt Pans came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Pans
    • Wings Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wings Point
      • Wings Point lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Dog Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wings Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wings Point

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 Dog Bay. 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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    • Adrian Adonis     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Buffalo (New York) on Wednesday September 15, 1954 and died in Lewisporte (Newfoundland and Labrador) on Monday July 4, 1988 at the age of 33. He is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery (Kern County, California).
      • Lewisporte is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Dog Bay.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adrian Adonis<3>

How Far From Dog Bay 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 Dog Bay to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<4> community of Dog Bay once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Dog Bay and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,023 miles [1,646.4 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Dog Bay to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 59 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 40 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,576 miles [7,364.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,290 miles [8,513.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,165 miles [5,093.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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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 from Point A (ie- Dog Bay) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dog Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4500, Longitude: -54.5333    
<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>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Dog Bay, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<5>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.
<6>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 Dog Bay to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 291.785 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 287.419 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 287.279 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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