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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Cleardale to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Cleardale to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 305 miles [490.8 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Cleardale to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 18 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 12 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 2,009 miles [3,233.2 km] to the East (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 79 days and walking would take 115 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,164 miles [9,920 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 6,924 miles [11,143.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,090 miles [8,191.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Cleardale ...

While the name Cleardale is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Distance: About 1,909 miles [3,072.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cleardale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.3527, Longitude: -119.4762     [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 Cleardale 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 338.705 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 340.465 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 324.77 degrees.

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