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Curious and Interesting Names Near Bruderhein ...

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.

  • Beverly
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
  • Bon Accord
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord <2>
  • Carbondale
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
  • Chipman
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chipman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chipman
  • Deerland
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerland
  • Gold Bar
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
  • Half Moon Lake
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Lake
    • Half Moon Lake has also been known as:
    • Half Moon Estates
  • Opal
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
  • Redwater
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Sprucefield
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucefield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprucefield
  • Star
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
  • Weasel Creek
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weasel Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weasel Creek

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<3> beginning in Bruderhein and extending to:

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Bruderhein to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,739 miles [2,798.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,220 miles [10,010.1 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 6,986 miles [11,242.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,073 miles [8,164.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

The official website for Bruderhein: www.bruderheim.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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- Bruderhein) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruderhein. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8035, Longitude: -112.9265    
<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 Bruderhein 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 333.356 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.249 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.729 degrees.









 

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