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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 151 miles [243 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Faust 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 1,859 miles [2,991.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 73 days and walking would take 106 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,174 miles [9,936.1 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 6,937 miles [11,164 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,061 miles [8,144.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Faust ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Faust.

While the name Faust is unique within Alberta, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Missouri

Pemiscot County

Our profile page for Faust, Pemiscot County
Although located in Pemiscot County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

North Carolina

Madison County

Our profile page for Faust, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,055 miles [3,307.2 km] to the East Southeast

Utah

Tooele County

Our profile page for Faust, Tooele County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,055 miles [1,697.9 km] to the South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Faust. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 beginning in Faust. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Faust) 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 Faust. 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 Faust

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faust. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3167, Longitude: -115.7167     [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 Faust 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 335.621 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 336.924 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 322.344 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Faust.



 
 
 

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