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Curious and Interesting Names Near Pointe Leggatt ...

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.

  • Price
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    • Price lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Pointe Leggatt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Priceville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priceville
    • Priceville lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Pointe Leggatt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priceville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Saucier
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saucier
    • Saucier lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Pointe Leggatt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saucier came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Pointe Leggatt 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 Pointe Leggatt to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 422 miles [679.1 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Pointe Leggatt to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 24 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 17 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,148 miles [8,284.9 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 5,876 miles [9,456.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,754 miles [6,041.5 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- Pointe Leggatt) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pointe Leggatt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6667, Longitude: -68.0667    
<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 Pointe Leggatt 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 300.877 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 297.236 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 295.429 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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