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Curious and Interesting Names Near Dunchurch ...

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.

  • Badgers Corners
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    • Badgers Corners lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Dunchurch.
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  • Bear Lake
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    • Bear Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bear Lake<3>
  • Bummers Roost
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    • Bummers Roost lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bummers Roost came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Eagle Lake
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    • Eagle Lake lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Dunchurch.
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  • Golden Valley
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    • Golden Valley lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golden Valley<3>
  • Hayford ‑ Historic
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    • Hayford was located 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
  • Maple Island
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    • Maple Island lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Strong
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    • Strong lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strong came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Sunny Slope
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    • Sunny Slope lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Slope came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Swords
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    • Swords lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swords came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Wiseman's Corners
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    • Wiseman's Corners lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Dunchurch.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiseman's Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Dunchurch to ...

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

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 202 miles [325.1 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Dunchurch to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 12 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,721 miles [9,207.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,457 miles [10,391.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,339 miles [6,982.9 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 '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- Dunchurch) 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 Dunchurch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DunchurchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunchurch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6406, Longitude: -79.8680    
<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 Dunchurch 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 309.12 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.886 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.30 degrees.




 

 

 

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