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Curious and Interesting Names Near Comber ...

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.

  • Deerbrook
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    • Deerbrook lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerbrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Elmdale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmdale
    • Elmdale lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmdale
  • Erie Curve
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    • Erie Curve lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erie Curve came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Haycroft
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    • Haycroft lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haycroft came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Holiday Harbour
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    • Holiday Harbour lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holiday Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Mitchell's Bay
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    • Mitchell's Bay lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell's Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Pleasant Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Park
    • Pleasant Park lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Prairie Siding
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Siding
    • Prairie Siding lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Siding came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Siding
  • Seacliffe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seacliffe
    • Seacliffe lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Comber.
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  • Staples
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staples
    • Staples lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staples came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Union
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Comber.
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  • Windfall
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windfall
    • Windfall lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Comber.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windfall came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Comber 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 Comber to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 406 miles [653.4 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Comber to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 23 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 16 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,974 miles [9,614.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,704 miles [10,789 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,582 miles [7,374 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Comber) 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 Comber. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ComberOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Comber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2322, Longitude: -82.5527    
<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 Comber 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 311.111 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.603 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.973 degrees.




 

 

 

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