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Curious and Interesting Names Near Pelletier Station ...

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.

  • Boat Landing Camp [Aroostook County]
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    • Boat Landing Camp [Aroostook County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Pelletier Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boat Landing Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Grand Bras
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Bras
    • Grand Bras lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Pelletier Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Bras came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Bras
  • Holliday
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holliday
    • Holliday lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Pelletier Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holliday came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holliday
  • Picard
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picard
    • Picard lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Pelletier Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picard came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Saint Louis du Ha! Ha!
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Louis du Ha! Ha!
    • Saint Louis du Ha! Ha! lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Pelletier Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Louis du Ha! Ha! came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Tourville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tourville
    • Tourville lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Pelletier Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tourville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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How Far From Pelletier Station 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 Pelletier Station to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 332 miles [534.3 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Pelletier Station to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 19 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,241 miles [8,434.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,967 miles [9,603 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,844 miles [6,186.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

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- Pelletier Station) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelletier Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5500, Longitude: -69.4167    
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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.
<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 Pelletier Station 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 302.009 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 298.283 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.857 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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