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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 90 miles [144.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Stettler 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 6 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 1,726 miles [2,777.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 98 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,307 miles [10,150.1 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 7,074 miles [11,384.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,146 miles [8,281.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stettler ...

While the name Stettler is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

Utah

Weber County

Our profile page for Stettler, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the South

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The official website for Stettler: www.stettler.net/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stettler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3227, Longitude: -112.7109     [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 Stettler 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 333.174 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 333.917 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 320.854 degrees.

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