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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 151 miles [243 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Chauvin to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,618 miles [2,603.9 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 92 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,235 miles [10,034.3 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 7,003 miles [11,270.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,058 miles [8,140.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Chauvin ...

While the name Chauvin is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Louisiana

Terrebonne Parish

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Distance: About 1,886 miles [3,035.2 km] to the Southeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Chauvin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chauvin) 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 Chauvin. 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 Chauvin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chauvin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6833, Longitude: -110.1333     [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 Chauvin 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 331.111 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 331.612 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 319.089 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chauvin.



 
 
 

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