Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Paulin Dalibaire ...
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 Saint Paulin Dalibaire, Grosses Roches is located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the West
How Far From Saint Paulin Dalibaire 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 Saint Paulin Dalibaire to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Saint Paulin Dalibaire and extending to:
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The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 480 miles [772.5 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Paulin Dalibaire to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<2>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 28 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 19 days.
The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,091 miles [8,193.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<4>
The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,818 miles [9,363.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<5>
The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,696 miles [5,948.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
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- Saint Paulin Dalibaire) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Paulin Dalibaire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.9339, Longitude: -66.8486
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 Saint Paulin Dalibaire 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 300.011 degrees.
The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 296.331 degrees.
The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 294.583 degrees.