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Curious and Interesting Names Near Chemong Park ...

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.

  • Byersville
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    • Byersville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Chemong Park.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byersville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Cold Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cold Springs
    • Cold Springs lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Chemong Park.
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  • Curve Lake
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    • Curve Lake lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Chemong Park.
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  • Downers Corners
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    • Downers Corners lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Chemong Park.
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  • Fee's Landing
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    • Fee's Landing lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Chemong Park.
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  • Five Corners
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    • Five Corners lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Chemong Park.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Flood's Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flood's Landing
    • Flood's Landing lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Chemong Park.
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  • Fowlers Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowlers Corners
    • Fowlers Corners lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Chemong Park.
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  • Kings Wharf
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Wharf
    • Kings Wharf lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Chemong Park.
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Kings Wharf. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
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  • Orange Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Corners
    • Orange Corners lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Chemong Park.
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  • Village Meadows
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Meadows
    • Village Meadows lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Chemong Park.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Meadows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Yankee Bonnet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yankee Bonnet
    • Yankee Bonnet lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Chemong Park.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yankee Bonnet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Chemong Park 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 Chemong Park to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 150 miles [241.4 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Chemong Park to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,719 miles [9,203.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,448 miles [10,377.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,326 miles [6,962 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

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- Chemong Park) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chemong Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3747, Longitude: -78.3881    
<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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<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 Chemong Park 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 308.28 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.74 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.093 degrees.




 

 

 

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