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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cochenour ...

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.

  • Bruce Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce Lake
    • Bruce Lake lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cochenour.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce Lake
  • Ear Falls
  • Red Lake
  • Snake Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snake Falls
    • Snake Falls lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cochenour.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snake Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snake Falls

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

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 916 miles [1,474.2 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Cochenour to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 52 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,924 miles [9,533.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,688 miles [10,763.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,635 miles [7,459.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<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- Cochenour) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cochenour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CochenourOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cochenour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0737, Longitude: -93.8084    
<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 Cochenour 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 318.546 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 317.265 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.153 degrees.




 

 

 

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