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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cottesloe ...

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.

  • Crowes Landing
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    • Crowes Landing lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Cottesloe.
    • Crowes Landing has also been known as:
    • Crows Landing
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  • Five Corners
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    • Five Corners lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Cottesloe.
    • 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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  • Galesburg
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    • Galesburg lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Cottesloe.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galesburg came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Hall Glen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Glen
    • Hall Glen lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Cottesloe.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Glen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Havelock
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havelock
    • Havelock lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Cottesloe.
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  • Indian River
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    • Indian River lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Cottesloe.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Juniper Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Island
    • Juniper Island lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Cottesloe.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniper Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Rush Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush Point
    • Rush Point lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Cottesloe.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Cottesloe to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Cottesloe to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 135 miles [217.3 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Cottesloe to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>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 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,706 miles [9,182.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,434 miles [10,354.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,312 miles [6,939.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cottesloe) 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 Cottesloe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CottesloeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottesloe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4067, Longitude: -78.0806    
<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 Cottesloe 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 308.079 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.519 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.927 degrees.




 

 

 

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