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Lone Pine, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 89 miles [143.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Lone Pine to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 105 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,235 miles [10,034.3 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 7,000 miles [11,265.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,110 miles [8,223.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lone Pine ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Lone Pine.

While the name Lone Pine is unique within Alberta, we know of another 23 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


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Arkansas

Cleburne County

Our profile page for Lone Pine, Cleburne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,701 miles [2,737.5 km] to the Southeast

Johnson County

Our profile page for Lone Pine, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,660 miles [2,671.5 km] to the Southeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Lone Pine, Lee County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Lee County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Searcy County

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Distance: About 1,665 miles [2,679.6 km] to the Southeast

Yell County

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Distance: About 1,692 miles [2,723 km] to the Southeast

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California

Inyo County

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Distance: About 1,224 miles [1,969.8 km] to the South

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Florida

Hillsborough County

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Distance: About 2,457 miles [3,954.2 km] to the Southeast

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Idaho

Clark County

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Distance: About 702 miles [1,129.8 km] to the South

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Louisiana

Cameron Parish

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Distance: About 1,992 miles [3,205.8 km] to the Southeast

Evangeline Parish

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Distance: About 1,969 miles [3,168.8 km] to the Southeast

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Mississippi

Alcorn County

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Distance: About 1,844 miles [2,967.6 km] to the Southeast

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New Mexico

Socorro County

Our profile page for Lone Pine, Socorro County
This community is historic.
Although located in Socorro County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Oklahoma

Atoka County

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Distance: About 1,676 miles [2,697.3 km] to the Southeast

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Ontario

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Distance: About 1,081 miles [1,739.7 km] to the East

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Oregon

Klamath County

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Distance: About 855 miles [1,376 km] to the South Southwest

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Pennsylvania

Washington County

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Distance: About 1,891 miles [3,043.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Texas

Anderson County

Our profile page for Lone Pine, Anderson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Anderson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Houston County

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Distance: About 1,870 miles [3,009.5 km] to the Southeast

Upshur County

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Distance: About 1,782 miles [2,867.9 km] to the Southeast

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Virginia

Bedford County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bedford County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Washington

Okanogan County

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Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the South Southwest

Whitman County

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Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the South

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Wisconsin

Portage County

Our profile page for Lone Pine, Portage County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Portage 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Lone Pine. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lone Pine) 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 Lone Pine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lone Pine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lone Pine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2394, Longitude: -115.3503     [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 Lone Pine 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 335.323 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 336.505 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 322.286 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lone Pine, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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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