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Curious and Interesting Names Near Chaffeys Locks ...

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.

  • Burnt Hills
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    • Burnt Hills lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • California
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    • California lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Chaffeys Locks.
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  • Davis Lock
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    • Davis Lock lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis Lock came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Forfar
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    • Forfar lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forfar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Freeland
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    • Freeland lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Harlem
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlem
    • Harlem lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harlem came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Jones Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Falls
    • Jones Falls lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Little Brockville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Brockville
    • Little Brockville lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Chaffeys Locks.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Brockville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Long Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Point
    • Long Point lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Chaffeys Locks.
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  • Sweets Corners
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    • Sweets Corners lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Chaffeys Locks.
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How Far From Chaffeys Locks 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 Chaffeys Locks to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 65 miles [104.6 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Chaffeys Locks to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,628 miles [9,057.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,354 miles [10,225.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,231 miles [6,809.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chaffeys Locks) 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 Chaffeys Locks. 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 Chaffeys LocksOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chaffeys Locks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5669, Longitude: -76.2593    
<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 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.
<4>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 Chaffeys Locks to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 306.895 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.216 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.951 degrees.




 

 

 

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