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Curious and Interesting Names Near Norris Arm North ...

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.

  • Bishops Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishops Falls
    • Bishops Falls lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Norris Arm North
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishops Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishops Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bishops Falls<3>
  • Burnt Arm
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Arm
    • Burnt Arm lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Norris Arm North
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Arm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Arm
  • Little Burnt Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Burnt Bay
    • Little Burnt Bay lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Norris Arm North
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Burnt Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Burnt Bay
  • Marshallville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallville
    • Marshallville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Norris Arm North
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshallville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallville
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    • Michaels Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michaels Harbour
      • Michaels Harbour lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Norris Arm North
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michaels Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michaels Harbour
    • Paradise Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Cove
      • Paradise Cove lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Norris Arm North
      • 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
    • Peterview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterview
      • Peterview lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Norris Arm North
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peterview came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterview
    • Phillips Head
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillips Head
      • Phillips Head lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Norris Arm North
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips Head
    • Pleasantview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantview
      • Pleasantview lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Norris Arm North
      • 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
    • Porterville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porterville
      • Porterville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Norris Arm North
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porterville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porterville
    • Salt Pond Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Pond Cove
      • Salt Pond Cove lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Norris Arm North
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salt Pond Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Pond Cove
    • Scissors Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scissors Cove
      • Scissors Cove was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Norris Arm North
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scissors Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>

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 Norris Arm North. 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Norris Arm North.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adrian Adonis<4>

How Far From Norris Arm North 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 Norris Arm North to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<5> community of Norris Arm North once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Norris Arm North and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 987 miles [1,588.4 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Norris Arm North to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<6>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<7> 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).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,328 miles [8,574.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,203 miles [5,154.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Norris Arm North) 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 Norris Arm North. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Norris Arm NorthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norris Arm North. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1000, Longitude: -55.2500    
<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>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 Norris Arm North, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<6>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.
<7>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 Norris Arm North to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 292.393 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 288.006 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.006 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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