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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Pierre les Becquets ...

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
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dieppe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dieppe
    • Dieppe lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Saint Pierre les Becquets
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  • Louiseville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louiseville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louiseville
    • Louiseville lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Saint Pierre les Becquets
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  • Parisville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parisville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parisville
    • Parisville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Saint Pierre les Becquets
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parisville
  • Princeville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
    • Princeville lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Pierre les Becquets
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  • Red Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Mill
    • Red Mill lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Saint Pierre les Becquets
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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 Saint Pierre les Becquets. 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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    • John Chretien     (25th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1993 - December 2003))
      • 25th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1993 - December 2003). He was born in Shawinigan (Quebec) on Thursday January 11, 1934
      • Shawinigan is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Saint Pierre les Becquets.
    • Louis Charles 'Charlie' Langlois     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Lotbiniere (Quebec) on Saturday August 25, 1894 and died in Sudbury (Ontario) on Tueday August 31, 1965 at the age of 71. He is buried at LaSalle RC Cemetery (Sudbury District, Ontario).
      • Lotbiniere is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Saint Pierre les Becquets.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis Charles 'Charlie' Langlois<3>

How Far From Saint Pierre les Becquets 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 village such as Saint Pierre les Becquets to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Saint Pierre les Becquets and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 183 miles [294.5 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Pierre les Becquets 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 8 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,391 miles [8,676 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,117 miles [9,844.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,994 miles [6,427.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Pierre les Becquets. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>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- Saint Pierre les Becquets) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Pierre les Becquets. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Pierre les Becquets

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Pierre les Becquets. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4995, Longitude: -72.2019    
<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 Saint Pierre les Becquets 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 304.012 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.32 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 298.921 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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