Curious and Interesting Names Near Bawlf ...
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.
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
- Bruce lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Bawlf
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- Meeting Creek
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeting Creek
- Meeting Creek lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Bawlf
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- New Norway
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poe
- Poe lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Bawlf
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Poe
- Round Hill
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Hill
- Round Hill lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Bawlf
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How Far From Bawlf 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 village such as Bawlf to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Bawlf and extending to:
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- Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 61 miles [98.2 km]<2> to the northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Bawlf to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
- The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,717 miles [2,763.2 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 67 days and walking would take 98 days.
- The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,266 miles [10,084.1 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 7,033 miles [11,318.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
- The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,108 miles [8,220.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
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|<1>||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.|
|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bawlf) 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 Bawlf. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bawlf
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bawlf. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9200, Longitude: -112.4660
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|<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 Bawlf 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 332.982 degrees.|
|<7>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.75 degrees.|
|<8>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.585 degrees.||