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The location of Blueberry Mountain









Introduction ...

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

This page contains two sections:

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 278 miles [447.4 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Blueberry Mountain to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,995 miles [3,210.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 78 days and walking would take 114 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,187 miles [9,957 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 6,947 miles [11,180.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,106 miles [8,217.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blueberry Mountain ...

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.

Bluesky   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the East of Blueberry Mountain   [Map]

Bonanza   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Cherry Point   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Doe River (BC)   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the West   [Map]

Gage   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Gordondale   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Poplar Ridge   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Scotswood   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Silver Valley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Spirit River   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Blueberry Mountain) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blueberry Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blueberry Mountain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blueberry Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.9272, Longitude: -119.1489     [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 Blueberry Mountain 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 338.437 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 340.135 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.612 degrees.

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