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Saint Isidore, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 232 miles [373.4 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Saint Isidore to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 14 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,918 miles [3,086.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 75 days and walking would take 109 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,140 miles [9,881.4 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 6,901 miles [11,106.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,044 miles [8,117.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Saint Isidore ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Saint Isidore.

While the name Saint Isidore is unique within Alberta, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

New Brunswick

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Distance: About 2,239 miles [3,603.3 km] to the East

Ontario

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Distance: About 1,950 miles [3,138.2 km] to the East

Quebec

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Distance: About 2,046 miles [3,292.7 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Saint Isidore. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Isidore) 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 Saint Isidore. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Isidore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Isidore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2040, Longitude: -117.1079     [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 Saint Isidore 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 336.755 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 338.266 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 323.143 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint Isidore.



 
 
 

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