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Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Yvon ...

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.

  • Farewell Cove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farewell Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farewell Cove
    • Farewell Cove lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Yvon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farewell Cove
  • Fox River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox River
    • Fox River lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Yvon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox River
  • Rose Bridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Bridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Bridge
    • Rose Bridge lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Yvon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Bridge
  • Sandy Beach
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Beach
    • Sandy Beach lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Yvon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Beach
  • Sunny Bank
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Bank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Bank
    • Sunny Bank lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the south of Saint Yvon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Bank

How Far From Saint Yvon 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 Saint Yvon to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 571 miles [918.9 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Yvon to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 33 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 23 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,002 miles [8,049.9 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 5,728 miles [9,218.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,605 miles [5,801.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Yvon. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Yvon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Yvon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Yvon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Yvon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1667, Longitude: -64.8000    
<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 Saint Yvon 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 298.601 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 294.825 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 293.287 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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