Curious and Interesting Names Near Pemikama Saki ...
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.
In the vicinity of Pemikama Saki, Parent is located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the North
How Far From Pemikama Saki 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 Pemikama Saki to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Pemikama Saki and extending to:
View Our List ...
The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 153 miles [246.2 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Pemikama Saki to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,441 miles [8,756.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<4>
The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,174 miles [9,936.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<5>
The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,055 miles [6,525.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pemikama Saki) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pemikama Saki. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4894, Longitude: -74.5117
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.
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 Pemikama Saki to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.351 degrees.
The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.981 degrees.
The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.601 degrees.