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Curious and Interesting Names Near Petit Lac Magog ...

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.

  • Booth's Beach
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    • Booth's Beach lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Petit Lac Magog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booth's Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Butternut Flat
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butternut Flat
    • Butternut Flat lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Petit Lac Magog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butternut Flat came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butternut Flat
  • Cherry River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry River
    • Cherry River lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Petit Lac Magog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Huntingville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntingville
    • Huntingville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Petit Lac Magog
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Oliver Corner
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      • Oliver Corner lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Petit Lac Magog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Rock Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Forest
      • Rock Forest lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Petit Lac Magog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Forest came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Forest
    • Shanks
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shanks
      • Shanks lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Petit Lac Magog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shanks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shanks
    • Snug Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbour
      • Snug Harbour lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Petit Lac Magog
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    • View Point
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for View Point
      • View Point lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Petit Lac Magog
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for View Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on View Point

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Petit Lac Magog. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Louis St. Laurent     (16th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1948 - June 1957))
      • 16th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1948 - June 1957). He was born in Compton (Quebec) on Monday November 15, 1948 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Friday June 21, 1957 at the age of 8.
      • Compton is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Petit Lac Magog.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis St. Laurent<3>

How Far From Petit Lac Magog 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 Lac Magog to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 178 miles [286.5 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Petit Lac Magog to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,428 miles [8,735.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,150 miles [9,897.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,026 miles [6,479.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Petit Lac Magog) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petit Lac Magog. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3367, Longitude: -72.0219    
<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>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<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 Petit Lac Magog 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 304.096 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.213 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.463 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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