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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 192 miles [309 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Crowfoot to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,725 miles [2,776.1 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 98 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,399 miles [10,298.2 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 7,167 miles [11,534.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,226 miles [8,410.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Crowfoot ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Crowfoot.

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


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

New Jersey

Burlington County

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Distance: About 1,959 miles [3,152.7 km] to the East

Oregon

Linn County

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Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crowfoot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8167, Longitude: -112.6667     [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 Crowfoot 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 333.115 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.722 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.077 degrees.

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