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Anastasia, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 195 miles [313.8 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Anastasia to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,741 miles [2,801.9 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 6,411 miles [10,317.5 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 7,179 miles [11,553.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,240 miles [8,433 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Anastasia ...

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

Communities Outside of Alberta


Saint Johns County

Our profile page for Anastasia, Saint Johns County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,176 miles [3,501.9 km] to the East Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Anastasia ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Blackie   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West of Anastasia   [Map]
Chancellor   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Cluny   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Crowfoot   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Ensign   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Majorville   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Queenstown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Standard   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Vulcan   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anastasia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7326, Longitude: -113.0288     [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 Anastasia 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 333.403 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.044 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.326 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anastasia.