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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bowen Corner ...

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.

  • Childs Mines
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childs Mines
    • Childs Mines lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Bowen Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Childs Mines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childs Mines
  • Faraday
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faraday
    • Faraday lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Bowen Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faraday came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faraday
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faraday<3>
  • Graphite
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graphite
    • Graphite lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Bowen Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graphite came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graphite
  • Greenview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenview
    • Greenview lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Bowen Corner
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    • Hardwood Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardwood Lake
      • Hardwood Lake lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Bowen Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardwood Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardwood Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardwood Lake<3>
    • Hickey Settlement
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickey Settlement
      • Hickey Settlement lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Bowen Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickey Settlement came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickey Settlement
    • Hughes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes
      • Hughes lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Bowen Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughes came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes
    • Maple Leaf
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Leaf
      • Maple Leaf lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Bowen Corner
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    • Martins Landing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Landing
      • Martins Landing lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Bowen Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martins Landing came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Landing
    • Maxwell
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxwell
      • Maxwell lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Bowen Corner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxwell
    • Nobbs Siding
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobbs Siding
      • Nobbs Siding lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Bowen Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nobbs Siding came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nobbs Siding

How Far From Bowen Corner 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 Bowen Corner to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 100 miles [160.9 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Bowen Corner to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,662 miles [9,112.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,393 miles [10,288.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,272 miles [6,875.1 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 '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- Bowen Corner) 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 Bowen Corner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bowen Corner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowen Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0758, Longitude: -77.6969    
<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 Bowen Corner 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 307.76 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.269 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.437 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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