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Jones Landing, Northwest Territories

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Communities Also Named Jones Landing ...

We have found three communities that share the name Jones Landing.

Within Northwest Territories, the name Jones Landing is unique.

Beyond Northwest Territories, we know of another three communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these three communities, one is located in Canada and the other two communities are located in  the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Seminole County
      • This Jones Landing is located in Seminole County and lies 3,006 miles [4,837.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Seminole County community of Jones Landing.
    • Louisiana
      • Franklin Parish
      • This Jones Landing is located in Franklin Parish and lies 2,541 miles [4,089.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin Parish community of Jones Landing.
    • Ontario
      • This Jones Landing lies 1,850 miles [2,977.3 km]<1> to the east southeast.
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How Far From Jones Landing 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 community such as Jones Landing to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Yellowknife, which is the Territorial Capital of Northwest Territories, lies 281 miles [452.2 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Jones Landing to Yellowknife, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 2,193 miles [3,529.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 86 days and walking would take 125 days.
    • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,788 miles [9,314.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<4>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,537 miles [10,520.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,795 miles [7,716.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jones Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jones Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.8333, Longitude: -123.2183    
<2>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.
<3>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 Jones Landing to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 341.698 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 344.194 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 326.259 degrees.






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