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Curious and Interesting Names Near Alcomdale ...

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.

  • Birch Cove (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Cove
    • Birch Cove lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Cove
  • Bon Accord (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Bon Accord lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<3>
  • Carbondale (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
  • Clyde (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Alcomdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
  • Gunn (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunn
    • Gunn lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunn
  • Highridge (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highridge
    • Highridge lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highridge
  • Legal (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Rich Valley (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Valley
    • Rich Valley lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Valley
  • Rolling Heights (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Heights
    • Rolling Heights lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Alcomdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Heights
  • Rolling Meadows (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
    • Rolling Meadows lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Alcomdale
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows
  • Sunrise Beach (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
    • Sunrise Beach lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Alcomdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Beach

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from Alcomdale to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,776 miles [2,858.2 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, 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 6,230 miles [10,026.2 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 6,996 miles [11,259 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,091 miles [8,193.2 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 from Point A (ie- Alcomdale) 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 Alcomdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlcomdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcomdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9000, Longitude: -113.8333    
<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 Alcomdale 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 334.09 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.086 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.321 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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