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Curious and Interesting Names Near Glovers 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.

  • Bumble Bee Bight - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumble Bee Bight
    • Bumble Bee Bight was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Glovers Harbour
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bumble Bee Bight came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
  • Culls Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culls Island
    • Culls Island lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glovers Harbour
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culls Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culls Island
  • Dark Tickle - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dark Tickle
    • Dark Tickle was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Glovers Harbour
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dark Tickle came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
  • Fleurys Bight
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleurys Bight
    • Fleurys Bight lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Glovers Harbour
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleurys Bight came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleurys Bight
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    • Head Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Head Harbour
      • Head Harbour lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Head Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Head Harbour
    • Heads Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heads Harbour
      • Heads Harbour lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heads Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heads Harbour
    • Jims Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jims Cove
      • Jims Cove was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jims Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Julies Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Julies Harbour
      • Julies Harbour lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Julies Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Julies Harbour
    • Leading Tickles
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leading Tickles
      • Leading Tickles lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leading Tickles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leading Tickles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leading Tickles<3>
    • Locks Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locks Harbour
      • Locks Harbour lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locks Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locks Harbour
    • Muddy Hole
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddy Hole
      • Muddy Hole lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muddy Hole came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy Hole
    • Paradise Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Cove
      • Paradise Cove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Cove
    • Pleasantview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantview
      • Pleasantview lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasantview came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantview
    • Seal Bay Head
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seal Bay Head
      • Seal Bay Head lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glovers Harbour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seal Bay Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seal Bay Head

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 Glovers Harbour. 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 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Glovers Harbour.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adrian Adonis<4>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 980 miles [1,577.2 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Glovers Harbour to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 56 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 39 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,615 miles [7,427.1 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 5,330 miles [8,577.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,206 miles [5,159.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glovers Harbour. 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 '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- Glovers Harbour) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glovers Harbour. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glovers HarbourOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glovers Harbour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4532, Longitude: -55.4854    
<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>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.
<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 Glovers Harbour 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 292.407 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 288.097 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 287.82 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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