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Curious and Interesting Names Near Petit Cap aux Os ...

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.

  • De Forceville
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    • De Forceville lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Petit Cap aux Os
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Forceville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Farewell Cove
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    • Farewell Cove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Petit Cap aux Os
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farewell Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Fox River
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    • Fox River lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Petit Cap aux Os
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Rose Bridge
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    • Rose Bridge lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Petit Cap aux Os
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Bridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Sandy Beach
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      • Sandy Beach lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Petit Cap aux Os
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Seal Cove
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      • Seal Cove lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Petit Cap aux Os
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seal Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Shiphead
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      • Shiphead lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Petit Cap aux Os
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiphead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Sunny Bank
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      • Sunny Bank lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Petit Cap aux Os
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Bank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Petit Cap aux Os 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 Petit Cap aux Os to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Petit Cap aux Os and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 582 miles [936.6 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Petit Cap aux Os to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 33 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 23 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,995 miles [8,038.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,718 miles [9,202.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,595 miles [5,785.6 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 '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- Petit Cap aux Os) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petit Cap aux Os. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8450, Longitude: -64.3539    
<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 Petit Cap aux Os 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 298.399 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 294.54 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 293.269 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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