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Griguet, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Griguet ...

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.

  • Cape Onion
  • Garden Cove - Historic
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    • Garden Cove was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Griguet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
  • Gunners Cove
  • Hay Cove
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    • Hay Cove lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Griguet
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    • Little Quirpon
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      • Little Quirpon lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Griguet
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    • Noddy Bay
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      • Noddy Bay lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Griguet
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    • Ship Cove
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      • Ship Cove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Griguet
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    • Straitsview
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      • Straitsview lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Griguet
      • Straitsview has also been known as:
      • Spillars Cove
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How Far From Griguet 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 Griguet to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,013 miles [1,630.3 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Griguet 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 58 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 40 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,560 miles [7,338.6 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 5,285 miles [8,505.4 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>

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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- Griguet) 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 Griguet. 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 GriguetOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griguet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5289, Longitude: -55.4584    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 Griguet 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 291.55 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 287.617 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 285.894 degrees.






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