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Curious and Interesting Names Near Dore Bay ...

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.

  • Alice
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    • Alice lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alice came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Deacon
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    • Deacon lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Dore Bay.
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  • Donegal
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    • Donegal lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Dore Bay.
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  • French Settlement
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    • French Settlement lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Settlement came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Golden Lake
  • Green Lake
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    • Green Lake lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Mud Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Lake
    • Mud Lake lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Ruby
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruby
    • Ruby lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruby came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Shady Nook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Nook
    • Shady Nook lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Nook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Silver Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
    • Silver Lake lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Dore Bay.
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  • Slabtown
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    • Slabtown lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Dore Bay.
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  • Stonebrook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonebrook
    • Stonebrook lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Dore Bay.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonebrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Dore Bay 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 Dore Bay to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 75 miles [120.7 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Dore Bay to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,620 miles [9,044.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,352 miles [10,222.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,231 miles [6,809.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dore Bay) 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 Dore Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dore BayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dore Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6436, Longitude: -77.2285    
<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 Dore Bay 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 307.391 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.947 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.938 degrees.




 

 

 

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