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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 313 miles [503.7 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Del Bonita 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 13 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,739 miles [2,798.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,512 miles [10,480 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 7,280 miles [11,716 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,326 miles [8,571.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Del Bonita ...

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


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Montana

Glacier County

Our profile page for Del Bonita, Glacier County   [Map]
Distance: About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Del Bonita. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0284, Longitude: -112.7882     [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 Del Bonita 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 333.162 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.626 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.426 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Del Bonita.



 
 
 

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