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Curious and Interesting Names Near Point May ...

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.

  • Brunette
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunette
    • Brunette lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Point May
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunette came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunette
  • Fortune
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortune
    • Fortune lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Point May
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fortune came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fortune<3>
  • Forward's Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forward's Cove
    • Forward's Cove lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Point May
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forward's Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forward's Cove
  • Grand Bank
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Bank
    • Grand Bank lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Point May
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Bank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Bank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Bank<3>
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    • Grand Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Beach
      • Grand Beach lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Point May
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Beach
    • High Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Beach
      • High Beach lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Point May
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Beach
    • Lawn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawn
      • Lawn lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Point May
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawn
    • Lords Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lords Cove
      • Lords Cove lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Point May
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lords Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lords Cove
    • Mud Cove - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Cove
      • Mud Cove was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Point May
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Roundabout
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roundabout
      • Roundabout lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Point May
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roundabout came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roundabout

How Far From Point May 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 town such as Point May to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 946 miles [1,522.4 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Point May to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>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 54 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,705 miles [7,572 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 5,407 miles [8,701.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,284 miles [5,285.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point May. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point May) 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 Point May. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point MayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point May. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9000, Longitude: -55.9667    
<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 Point May 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 293.687 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 288.959 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 290.331 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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