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High Point Estates, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for High Point Estates.

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How Far From High Point Estates 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 High Point Estates to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 174 miles [280 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from High Point Estates to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,772 miles [2,851.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,408 miles [10,312.7 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 7,175 miles [11,547 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,245 miles [8,441 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named High Point Estates ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name High Point Estates.

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


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for High Point Estates, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,285 miles [3,677.4 km] to the East Southeast

Maryland

Harford County

Our profile page for High Point Estates, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,952 miles [3,141.4 km] to the East

Montgomery County

Our profile page for High Point Estates, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,952 miles [3,141.4 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from High Point Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- High Point Estates) 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 High Point Estates. 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 High Point Estates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Point Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0304, Longitude: -113.7821     [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 High Point Estates 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 334.015 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 334.767 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.77 degrees.

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