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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 270 miles [434.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Juno to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,681 miles [2,705.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,439 miles [10,362.6 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 7,207 miles [11,598.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,250 miles [8,449.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Juno ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Juno.

While the name Juno is unique within Alberta, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.


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Georgia

Dawson County

Our profile page for Juno, Dawson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,741 miles [2,801.9 km] to the East Southeast

Kentucky

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Juno, Pulaski County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Pulaski County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Juno, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,747 miles [2,811.5 km] to the East Southeast

North Dakota

Divide County

Our profile page for Juno, Divide County   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the East

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Oregon

Tillamook County

Our profile page for Juno, Tillamook County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the West Southwest

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Tennessee

Henderson County

Our profile page for Juno, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,511 miles [2,431.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Texas

Val Verde County

Our profile page for Juno, Val Verde County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,463 miles [2,354.5 km] to the South Southeast

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Washington

Whitman County

Our profile page for Juno, Whitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the West Southwest

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West Virginia

McDowell County

Our profile page for Juno, McDowell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in McDowell County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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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 stretches from Juno. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Juno) 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 Juno. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Juno

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Juno. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8149, Longitude: -111.5964     [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 Juno 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 332.236 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 332.631 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.546 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Juno.



 
 
 

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