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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Boggy Hall.

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 80 miles [128.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Boggy Hall to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,832 miles [2,948.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,310 miles [10,155 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 7,076 miles [11,387.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,175 miles [8,328.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boggy Hall ...

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.

Cynthia   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest of Boggy Hall   [Map]

Fern Creek   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the East   [Map]

Lodgepole   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Rocky Rapids   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Round Valley   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Tomahawk   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Violet Grove   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Wildwood   -   41 miles [66 km] to the North   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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- Boggy Hall) 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 Boggy Hall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boggy Hall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boggy Hall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0091, Longitude: -115.2255     [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 Boggy Hall 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 335.214 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.286 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.411 degrees.

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