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Curious and Interesting Names Near Big River 118 ...

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.

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  • Erinferry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erinferry
    • Erinferry lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Big River 118
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erinferry came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erinferry
  • Hawkeye
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawkeye
    • Hawkeye lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Big River 118
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawkeye came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawkeye
  • Leoville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leoville
    • Leoville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Big River 118
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    • Mildred
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mildred
      • Mildred lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Big River 118
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    • Ranger
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranger
      • Ranger lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Big River 118
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranger came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranger
    • Shell Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Lake
      • Shell Lake lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Big River 118
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Lake
    • Spiritwood

How Far From Big River 118 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 Big River 118 to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Big River 118 and extending to:

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    • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 241 miles [387.9 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Big River 118 to Regina, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 14 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 10 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,503 miles [2,418.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 59 days and walking would take 86 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,119 miles [9,847.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,888 miles [11,085.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,929 miles [7,932.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<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- Big River 118) 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 Big River 118. 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 Big River 118Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big River 118. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5825, Longitude: -107.1550    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 Big River 118 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 328.739 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 329.022 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.937 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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