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Communities Also Named Cross Mountain ...

We have found one communities that share the name Cross Mountain.

Within Nova Scotia, the name Cross Mountain is unique.

Beyond Nova Scotia, there is another community also named Cross Mountain in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Texas
      • Bexar County
      • This Cross Mountain is located in Bexar County and lies 2,337 miles [3,761 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Mountain
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bexar County community of Cross Mountain.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cross Mountain ...

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.

  • Birch Plain
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Plain
    • Birch Plain lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Cross Mountain
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Plain
  • Forest Glen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Glen
    • Forest Glen lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Cross Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Glen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Glen
  • Fortune Barren
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortune Barren
    • Fortune Barren lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Cross Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fortune Barren came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortune Barren
  • Indian Brook
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    • James Barren
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Barren
      • James Barren lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Cross Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James Barren came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Barren
    • Kingross
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingross
      • Kingross lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Cross Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingross came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingross
    • Meadow
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Cross Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Moose Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Lake
      • Moose Lake lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Cross Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Lake
    • Oregon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
      • Oregon lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Cross Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Rear Little River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rear Little River
      • Rear Little River lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Cross Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rear Little River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rear Little River

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 Cross Mountain. 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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    • William 'Flash' Hollett     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Sydney (Nova Scotia) on Thursday April 13, 1911 and died in Mississauga (Ontario) on Tueday April 20, 1999 at the age of 88. He is buried at Springcreek Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario).
      • North Sydney is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Cross Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William 'Flash' Hollett<4>
    • John Morris Rankin     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Mabou (Nova Scotia) on Tueday April 28, 1959 and died in Margaree Harbour (Nova Scotia) on Sunday January 16, 2000 at the age of 40. He is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery (Inverness County, Nova Scotia).
      • Margaree Harbour is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Cross Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Morris Rankin<4>

How Far From Cross Mountain to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Cross Mountain to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 722 miles [1,161.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Cross Mountain to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>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 41 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 29 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,919 miles [7,916.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,627 miles [9,055.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,503 miles [5,637.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nova Scotia

About Nova Scotia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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- Cross Mountain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cross Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4800, Longitude: -60.6950    
<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>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.
<6>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 Cross Mountain to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 296.758 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 292.268 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 293.073 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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