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Curious and Interesting Names Near Garia ...

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.

  • Burnt Islands
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Islands
    • Burnt Islands lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Garia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Islands came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Islands
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnt Islands<3>
  • Coal Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Brook
    • Coal Brook lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Garia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Brook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Brook
  • Dennis Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dennis Hill
    • Dennis Hill lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Garia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennis Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dennis Hill
  • Diamond Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Cove
    • Diamond Cove lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Garia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Cove
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    • Fox Roost
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Roost
      • Fox Roost lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Garia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Roost came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Roost
    • Grand Bruit
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Bruit
      • Grand Bruit lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Garia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Bruit came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Bruit
    • Indian Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Harbour
      • Indian Harbour lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Garia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Harbour
    • Mouse Island - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mouse Island
      • Mouse Island was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Garia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mouse Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Otters Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otters Point
      • Otters Point lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Garia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otters Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otters Point
    • Rose Blanche
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Blanche
      • Rose Blanche lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Garia
      • Former names for Rose Blanche:
      • Caines Island
      • Cains Island
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Blanche

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 827 miles [1,330.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Garia to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 47 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 33 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,793 miles [7,713.6 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 5,503 miles [8,856.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,378 miles [5,436.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Garia. 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- Garia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6500, Longitude: -58.5333    
<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>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 Garia 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 295.029 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 290.594 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 291.042 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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