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Communities Also Named Brocket ...

We found one communities that share the name Brocket.

Within Alberta, the name Brocket is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Brocket in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • North Dakota
      • Ramsey County
      • This Brocket is located in Ramsey County and lies 703 miles [1,131.4 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ramsey County community of Brocket.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brocket ...

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.

  • Beaver Mines
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Mines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Mines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver Mines <3>
  • Frank
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frank came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frank
  • Hill Spring
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill Spring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill Spring
  • Hillspring
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillspring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillspring
  • Maycroft
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maycroft
  • Mountain View
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the south)
  • Pincher Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Pincher Station
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Stand Off
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
  • Twin Butte
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Butte came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Butte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Butte <3>
  • Woodhouse
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhouse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodhouse

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 276 miles [444.2 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Brocket to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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) is 1,778 miles [2,861.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,499 miles [10,459.1 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 7,267 miles [11,695.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,324 miles [8,568.1 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brocket) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brocket. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5499, Longitude: -113.7499    
<2>If we 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 Brocket 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 333.95 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.572 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.968 degrees.









 

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