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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 156 miles [251.1 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Redland 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 1,738 miles [2,797 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 6,376 miles [10,261.2 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 7,143 miles [11,495.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,209 miles [8,383.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Redland ...

We have found 16 communities that share the name Redland.

While the name Redland is unique within Alberta, we know of another 16 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Arkansas

Nevada County

Our profile page for Redland, Nevada County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,559 miles [2,509 km] to the Southeast

Florida

Miami-Dade County

Our profile page for Redland, Miami-Dade County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,464 miles [3,965.4 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Wayne County

Our profile page for Redland, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,076 miles [3,341 km] to the East Southeast

Louisiana

Bossier Parish

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Distance: About 1,598 miles [2,571.7 km] to the Southeast

Evangeline Parish

Our profile page for Redland, Evangeline Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,776 miles [2,858.2 km] to the Southeast

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Maryland

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 1,910 miles [3,073.8 km] to the East Southeast

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

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

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North Carolina

Davie County

Our profile page for Redland, Davie County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,914 miles [3,080.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Oklahoma

McCurtain County

Our profile page for Redland, McCurtain County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,510 miles [2,430.1 km] to the Southeast

Sequoyah County

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Distance: About 1,431 miles [2,303 km] to the Southeast

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Oregon

Clackamas County

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Distance: About 598 miles [962.4 km] to the Southwest

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Texas

Angelina County

Our profile page for Redland, Angelina County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,658 miles [2,668.3 km] to the Southeast

Leon County

Our profile page for Redland, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,632 miles [2,626.4 km] to the Southeast

San Augustine County

Our profile page for Redland, San Augustine County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,664 miles [2,677.9 km] to the Southeast

Van Zandt County

Our profile page for Redland, Van Zandt County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,577 miles [2,537.9 km] to the Southeast

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Virginia

Albemarle County

Our profile page for Redland, Albemarle County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,903 miles [3,062.6 km] to the East Southeast

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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 starting from Redland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Redland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3000, Longitude: -113.0000     [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 Redland 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 333.392 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 334.078 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.216 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 Redland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Redland.



 
 
 

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