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Curious and Interesting Names Near Upper Island Cove ...

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 Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishops Beach
    • Bishops Beach lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Upper Island Cove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishops Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishops Beach
  • Bishops Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishops Cove
    • Bishops Cove lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Upper Island Cove
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishops Cove
  • Blow Me Down
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blow Me Down
    • Blow Me Down lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Upper Island Cove
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blow Me Down
  • Cooperage
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooperage
    • Cooperage lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Upper Island Cove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooperage came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooperage
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    • Frenchs Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchs Cove
      • Frenchs Cove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchs Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchs Cove
    • Harbour Grace
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Grace
      • Harbour Grace lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Grace came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbour Grace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbour Grace<3>
    • Mosquito - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosquito
      • Mosquito was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosquito came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Pick Eyes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pick Eyes
      • Pick Eyes lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Upper Island Cove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pick Eyes
    • Riverhead
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverhead
      • Riverhead lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverhead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverhead
    • Ship Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ship Cove
      • Ship Cove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ship Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ship Cove
    • Spaniard's Bay
    • Spoon Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spoon Cove
      • Spoon Cove lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spoon Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spoon Cove
    • Stevensons Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevensons Village
      • Stevensons Village lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Upper Island Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevensons Village came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevensons Village

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 Upper Island Cove. 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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    • Cathy Jones     (Comedian, actress, writer)
      • Full name: Catherine Theresa Mary Andres Jones
      • Comedian, actress, writer. She was born in Saint John's (NL) on April 6, 1955 (a Wednesday)
      • Saint John's is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Upper Island Cove.
    • Rick Mercer     (Comedian, actor, satirist, author)
      • Full name: Richard Vincent Mercer
      • Comedian, actor, satirist, author. He was born in Saint John's (NL) on October 17, 1969 (a Friday)
      • Saint John's is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Upper Island Cove.
    • Greg Thomey     (Comedian, actor, playwright)
      • Comedian, actor, playwright. He was born in Saint John's (NL) on May 8, 1961 (a Monday)
      • Saint John's is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Upper Island Cove.
    • Mary Walsh     (Comedian, actress, activist)
      • Full name: Mary Cynthia Walsh
      • Comedian, actress, activist. She was born in Saint John's (NL) on May 13, 1952 (a Tueday)
      • Saint John's is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Upper Island Cove.

How Far From Upper Island Cove 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 town such as Upper Island Cove to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,075 miles [1,730 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Upper Island Cove 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 61 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,566 miles [7,348.3 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 5,269 miles [8,479.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,146 miles [5,063 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Upper Island Cove. 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' (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- Upper Island Cove) 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 Upper Island Cove. 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 Upper Island CoveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Island Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6500, Longitude: -53.2167    
<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 Upper Island Cove 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 291.678 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 286.908 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 288.224 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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