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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bow City ...

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.

  • Cluny
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cluny
    • Cluny lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Bow City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cluny came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cluny
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cluny<3>
  • Duchess
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchess
    • Duchess lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Bow City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duchess came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duchess
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchess<3>
  • Enchant
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enchant
    • Enchant lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Bow City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enchant came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchant
  • Iron Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Springs
    • Iron Springs lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Bow City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Springs
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    • Majorville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Majorville
      • Majorville lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Bow City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Majorville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Majorville
    • Patricia
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patricia
      • Patricia lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Bow City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patricia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patricia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patricia<3>
    • Rolling Hills
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Bow City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
    • Rosemary
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
      • Rosemary lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Bow City
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How Far From Bow City 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 Bow City to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 221 miles [355.7 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Bow City to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,706 miles [2,745.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 97 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,414 miles [10,322.3 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 7,182 miles [11,558.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,234 miles [8,423.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bow City) 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 Bow City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bow City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bow City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.4345, Longitude: -112.2268    
<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>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 Bow City 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 332.754 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.278 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.853 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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