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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Cavendish.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Cavendish to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 228 miles [366.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Cavendish to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>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 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,629 miles [2,621.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 93 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,354 miles [10,225.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,123 miles [11,463.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,165 miles [8,312.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cavendish ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Cavendish.

While the name Cavendish is unique within Alberta, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Idaho

Nez Perce County

Our profile page for Cavendish, Nez Perce County   [Map]
Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the Southwest

Missouri

Livingston County

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Distance: About 1,122 miles [1,805.7 km] to the Southeast

Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Cavendish   [Map]
Distance: About 2,511 miles [4,041.1 km] to the East Northeast

Prince Edward Island

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Distance: About 2,131 miles [3,429.5 km] to the East

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Vermont

Windsor County

Our profile page for Cavendish, Windsor County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,829 miles [2,943.5 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Cavendish. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cavendish) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cavendish. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8167, Longitude: -110.4667     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Cavendish to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 331.359 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 331.72 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 319.653 degrees.

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