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Curious and Interesting Names Near Musclow ...

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.

  • Childs Mines
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    • Childs Mines lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Musclow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Childs Mines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Graphite
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    • Graphite lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Musclow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graphite came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Greenview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenview
    • Greenview lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Musclow
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  • Hickey Settlement
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickey Settlement
    • Hickey Settlement lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Musclow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickey Settlement came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Hughes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes
      • Hughes lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Musclow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughes came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Maple Leaf
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Leaf
      • Maple Leaf lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Musclow
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    • Maxwell
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      • Maxwell lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Musclow
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    • Nobbs Siding
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobbs Siding
      • Nobbs Siding lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Musclow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nobbs Siding came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Musclow 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 Musclow to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 104 miles [167.4 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Musclow to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 4 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,664 miles [9,115.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,395 miles [10,291.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,274 miles [6,878.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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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- Musclow) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Musclow. 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 MusclowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Musclow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1281, Longitude: -77.8058    
<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 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.
<4>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 Musclow to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.825 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.35 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.468 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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