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Curious and Interesting Names Near Brierly Brook Back Road ...

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.

  • Beaver Meadow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Meadow
    • Beaver Meadow lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Brierly Brook Back Road
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Meadow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Beaver Mountain
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Mountain
    • Beaver Mountain lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Brierly Brook Back Road
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Mountain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Mountain
  • Big Marsh
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Marsh
    • Big Marsh lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Brierly Brook Back Road
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Big Marsh. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
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  • Cloverville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverville
    • Cloverville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Brierly Brook Back Road
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Glen Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Road
      • Glen Road lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Harbour Centre
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Centre
      • Harbour Centre lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Brierly Brook Back Road
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    • James River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James River
      • James River lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Lower South River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower South River
      • Lower South River lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower South River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Marshy Hope
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshy Hope
      • Marshy Hope lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshy Hope came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshy Hope
    • Maryvale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maryvale
      • Maryvale lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maryvale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maryvale
    • Pitchers Farm
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pitchers Farm
      • Pitchers Farm lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pitchers Farm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Post Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Road
      • Post Road lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Road
    • Salt Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Springs
      • Salt Springs lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Brierly Brook Back Road
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    • Williams Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williams Point
      • Williams Point lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Brierly Brook Back Road
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williams Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Point

How Far From Brierly Brook Back Road 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 Brierly Brook Back Road to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Brierly Brook Back Road and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 659 miles [1,060.6 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Brierly Brook Back Road to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 38 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 26 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,004 miles [8,053.2 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 5,709 miles [9,187.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,586 miles [5,771.1 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brierly Brook Back Road) 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 Brierly Brook Back Road. 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 Brierly Brook Back Road

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brierly Brook Back Road. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6281, Longitude: -62.0433    
<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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<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 Brierly Brook Back Road 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 297.836 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 293.297 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 294.367 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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