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Communities Also Named Cruickshank ...

We have found one communities that share the name Cruickshank.

There is one other community in Ontario which is also named Cruickshank.

Beyond Ontario.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cruickshank ...

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.

  • Big Bay
  • Copperkettle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperkettle
    • Copperkettle lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Cruickshank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperkettle came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Garryowen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garryowen
    • Garryowen lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Cruickshank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garryowen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Lake Charles
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Charles
    • Lake Charles lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Cruickshank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Charles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Mount Hope
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
    • Mount Hope lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Cruickshank.
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  • Oliphant
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliphant
    • Oliphant lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Cruickshank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliphant came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Park Head
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Head
    • Park Head lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Cruickshank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Shallow Lake
  • Squire
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Squire
    • Squire lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Cruickshank.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Squire came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Zion
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion
    • Zion lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Cruickshank.
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How Far From Cruickshank 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 Cruickshank to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 266 miles [428.1 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Cruickshank to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,811 miles [9,351.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,545 miles [10,533.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,427 miles [7,124.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cruickshank) 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 Cruickshank. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CruickshankOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cruickshank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5961, Longitude: -81.0428    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 Cruickshank 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 309.984 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.693 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.335 degrees.




 

 

 

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