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Curious and Interesting Names Near Aspen Gardens ...

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.

  • Beverly
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
  • Gold Bar
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
  • Hazeldean
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Hercules
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
  • Rolling Meadows
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Spruce Grove
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Grove <2>
  • Virginia Park
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Woodland Park
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)

How Far From Aspen Gardens to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Aspen Gardens to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<3> beginning in Aspen Gardens and extending to:

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies just to the north northeast (NNE).
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,763 miles [2,837.3 km]<3> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Aspen Gardens to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 101 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 69 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,251 miles [10,060 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 7,018 miles [11,294.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,106 miles [8,217.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aspen Gardens. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we 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.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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- Aspen Gardens) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aspen Gardens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4769, Longitude: -113.5455    
<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 Aspen Gardens 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 333.856 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.786 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.204 degrees.









 

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