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Beaver Crossing, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Beaver Crossing to ...

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Beaver Crossing and extending to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 145 miles [233.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Beaver Crossing to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,634 miles [2,629.7 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 93 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,135 miles [9,873.3 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 6,902 miles [11,107.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,972 miles [8,001.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Beaver Crossing ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Beaver Crossing.

While the name Beaver Crossing is unique within Alberta, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Lake County

Our profile page for Beaver Crossing, Lake County   [Map]

Distance: About 947 miles [1,524 km] to the East Southeast.


Seward County

Our profile page for Beaver Crossing, Seward County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,110 miles [1,786.4 km] to the Southeast.


Our profile page for Beaver Crossing   [Map]

Distance: About 1,703 miles [2,740.7 km] to the East.

South Dakota

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Beaver Crossing, Lawrence County   [Map]

Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the South Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beaver Crossing ...

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.

Beaver River   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Beaver Crossing   [Map]

Beaverdam   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Big Meadow   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]

Gurneyville   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Happy Hollow   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Medley   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Mudie Lake (SK)   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Pierceland (SK)   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Beaver Crossing) 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 Beaver Crossing. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beaver Crossing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaver Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3619, Longitude: -110.2058     [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 Beaver Crossing 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 331.163 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.827 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.792 degrees.

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