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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 73 miles [117.5 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Clive to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,757 miles [2,827.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,311 miles [10,156.6 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 7,078 miles [11,390.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,157 miles [8,299.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Clive ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Clive.

While the name Clive is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Iowa

Polk County

Our profile page for Clive, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,184 miles [1,905.5 km] to the East Southeast

Utah

Tooele County

Our profile page for Clive, Tooele County   [Map]
Distance: About 813 miles [1,308.4 km] to the South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

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The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Clive. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clive) 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 Clive. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clive

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clive. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4833, Longitude: -113.4500     [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 Clive 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 333.771 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 334.608 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.315 degrees.

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