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Curious and Interesting Names Near Abbeydale ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Balzac (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balzac
    • Balzac lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Abbeydale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balzac came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balzac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balzac<3>
  • Coral Springs (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coral Springs
    • Coral Springs lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Abbeydale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coral Springs
  • Deer Run (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
    • Deer Run lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Abbeydale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
  • Forest Lawn (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Lawn
    • Forest Lawn lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Abbeydale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Lawn
  • Haysboro (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysboro
    • Haysboro lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Abbeydale
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  • Highwood (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highwood
    • Highwood lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Abbeydale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highwood
  • Janet (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janet
    • Janet lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Abbeydale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janet
  • Signal Hill (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Hill
    • Signal Hill lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Abbeydale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Hill
  • Sunnyside (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
    • Sunnyside lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Abbeydale
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  • Vista Heights (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista Heights
    • Vista Heights lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Abbeydale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista Heights

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Abbeydale and extending to:

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 172 miles [276.8 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Abbeydale to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,779 miles [2,863 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,408 miles [10,312.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,176 miles [11,548.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,247 miles [8,444.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abbeydale) 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 Abbeydale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbbeydaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeydale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0601, Longitude: -113.9279    
<2>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Abbeydale to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.133 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.904 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.861 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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