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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cape Negro ...

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.

  • Blanche
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanche
    • Blanche lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cape Negro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanche came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanche
  • Clam Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clam Point
    • Clam Point lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Cape Negro
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clam Point
  • Clyde River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde River
    • Clyde River lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cape Negro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde River<3>
  • Doctor's Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doctor's Cove
    • Doctor's Cove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Cape Negro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doctor's Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doctor's Cove
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    • Goose Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goose Lake
      • Goose Lake lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Cape Negro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goose Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Lake
    • Gunning Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunning Cove
      • Gunning Cove lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Cape Negro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunning Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunning Cove
    • McNutts Island
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McNutts Island
      • McNutts Island lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Cape Negro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McNutts Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McNutts Island
    • Riverhead
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverhead
      • Riverhead lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Cape Negro
      • 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
    • Round Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Bay
      • Round Bay lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Cape Negro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Bay
    • Stoney Island
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoney Island
      • Stoney Island lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Cape Negro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoney Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoney Island

How Far From Cape Negro 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 Cape Negro to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 520 miles [836.9 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Cape Negro to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 30 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,220 miles [8,400.8 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 5,921 miles [9,528.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,799 miles [6,113.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cape Negro. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.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- Cape Negro) 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 Cape Negro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cape Negro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cape Negro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5564, Longitude: -65.4542    
<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 Cape Negro 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 300.411 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 295.781 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 297.358 degrees.




 

 

 


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