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Curious and Interesting Names Near Burnt Islands ...

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.

  • Dennis Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dennis Hill
    • Dennis Hill lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Burnt Islands
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennis Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dennis Hill
  • Diamond Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Cove
    • Diamond Cove lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Burnt Islands
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Cove
  • Fox Roost
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Roost
    • Fox Roost lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Burnt Islands
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Roost came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Roost
  • Indian Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Harbour
    • Indian Harbour lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Burnt Islands
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Harbour
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    • Long Grade
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Grade
      • Long Grade lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Burnt Islands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Grade came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Grade
    • Mouse Island - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mouse Island
      • Mouse Island was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Burnt Islands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mouse Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Red Rocks
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Rocks
      • Red Rocks lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Burnt Islands
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Rocks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Rocks
    • Rose Blanche
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Blanche
      • Rose Blanche lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Burnt Islands
      • Former names for Rose Blanche:
      • Caines Island
      • Cains Island
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Blanche

How Far From Burnt Islands 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 town such as Burnt Islands to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 811 miles [1,305.2 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Burnt Islands to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 46 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 32 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,809 miles [7,739.3 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 5,519 miles [8,882 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,395 miles [5,463.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burnt Islands. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Burnt Islands) 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 Burnt Islands. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burnt Islands

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnt Islands. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6000, Longitude: -58.8833    
<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 Burnt Islands 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 295.267 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 290.846 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 291.267 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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