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Bodo, Alberta

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bodo ...

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.

  • Cactus Lake
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    • Cactus Lake lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Bodo
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  • Cosine
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    • Cosine lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Bodo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cosine came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Denzil
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    • Denzil lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Bodo
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  • Hearts Hill
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    • Hearts Hill lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Bodo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hearts Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Major
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      • Major lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Bodo
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    • Monitor
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      • Monitor lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Bodo
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    • Primate
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      • Primate lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Bodo
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    • Superb
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      • Superb lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Bodo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superb came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Bodo. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • John McLiam     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hayter (Alberta) on Thursday January 24, 1918 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday April 16, 1994 at the age of 76. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Hayter is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Bodo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John McLiam<3>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Bodo and extending to:

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 172 miles [276.8 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Bodo to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,614 miles [2,597.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 63 days and walking would take 92 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 7,034 miles [11,320.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,084 miles [8,181.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bodo) 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 Bodo. 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 BodoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bodo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.1538, Longitude: -110.0811    
<2>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.
<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:
<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 Bodo 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 331.067 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.513 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.157 degrees.






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