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Curious and Interesting Names Near Dynes ...

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.

  • Ash
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ash
    • Ash lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ash came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Central
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    • Central lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Corktown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corktown
    • Corktown lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corktown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Elizabeth Gardens
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    • Elizabeth Gardens lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth Gardens came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Freeman
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    • Freeman lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Indian Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Point
    • Indian Point lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Longmoor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longmoor
    • Longmoor lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longmoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Nelson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
    • Nelson lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Orchard
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    • Orchard lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Pleasant View Survey
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View Survey
    • Pleasant View Survey lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Dynes.
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  • Rockcliffe Survey
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockcliffe Survey
    • Rockcliffe Survey lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Dynes.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockcliffe Survey came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Roseland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseland
    • Roseland lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Dynes.
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  • Waterdown

How Far From Dynes 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 Dynes to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 247 miles [397.5 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Dynes to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 14 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,818 miles [9,363.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,546 miles [10,534.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,424 miles [7,119.7 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dynes) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dynes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3450, Longitude: -79.7853    
<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 Dynes 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 309.268 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.69 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.212 degrees.




 

 

 

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