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Curious and Interesting Names Near Plage Denoncourt ...

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.

  • Dieppe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dieppe
    • Dieppe lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Plage Denoncourt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dieppe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Gore
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    • Gore lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Plage Denoncourt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Louiseville
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    • Louiseville lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Plage Denoncourt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louiseville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Mitchell
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
    • Mitchell lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Plage Denoncourt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Moose River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose River
      • Moose River lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Plage Denoncourt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Red Mill
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Mill
      • Red Mill lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Plage Denoncourt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Royville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royville
      • Royville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Plage Denoncourt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Wheatland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Plage Denoncourt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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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 Plage Denoncourt. 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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    • Lester Patrick     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Drummondville (Quebec) on Monday December 31, 1883 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Wednesday June 1, 1960 at the age of 76. He is buried at Royal Oak Burial Park (British Columbia).
      • Drummondville is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Plage Denoncourt.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Patrick<3>

How Far From Plage Denoncourt 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 Plage Denoncourt to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 152 miles [244.6 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Plage Denoncourt to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>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<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,427 miles [8,733.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,152 miles [9,900.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,029 miles [6,484 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plage Denoncourt) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plage Denoncourt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9972, Longitude: -72.6406    
<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 Plage Denoncourt 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 304.379 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.643 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.419 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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