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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bonar ...

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.

  • Byemoor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byemoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byemoor
    • Byemoor lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonar
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  • Coronation
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coronation
    • Coronation lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonar
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  • Hartshorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartshorn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartshorn
    • Hartshorn lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonar
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  • Heart Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heart Lake
    • Heart Lake lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonar
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    • Richdale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richdale
      • Richdale lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Bonar
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    • Rose Lynn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Lynn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Lynn
      • Rose Lynn lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Bonar
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    • Rosedale
    • Veteran
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veteran came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veteran
      • Veteran lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonar
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How Far From Bonar 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 community such as Bonar to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 150 miles [241.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Bonar to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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) is 1,686 miles [2,713.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,332 miles [10,190.4 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 7,100 miles [11,426.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,159 miles [8,302.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Footnotes ...

<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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bonar) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6354, Longitude: -111.8030    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Bonar 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 332.437 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.021 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.377 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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