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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Harmony Beach.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Harmony Beach to:

  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 426 miles [685.6 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Harmony Beach to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 25 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 17 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,830 miles [9,382.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,576 miles [10,583 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,470 miles [7,193.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Harmony Beach ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

French Bay   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast of Harmony Beach   [Map]
Horseshoe Bay   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Island Lake   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Jones Landing   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Kirbys Corner   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lunar   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadow Park   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]
Red Rock   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sand Bay   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Harmony Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harmony Beach) 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 Harmony Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harmony Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harmony Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8492, Longitude: -84.3705     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Harmony Beach to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.046 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.358 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.198 degrees.

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