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Curious and Interesting Names Near Cassils ...

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.

  • Bow City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow City
  • Duchess
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duchess came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchess
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchess <2>
  • Gem
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gem came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gem
  • Majorville
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Majorville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Majorville
  • Patricia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patricia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patricia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patricia <2>
  • Rolling Hills
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Rosemary
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
  • Steveville
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 213 miles [342.8 km]<3> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Cassils to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three 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 1,698 miles [2,732.7 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 6,401 miles [10,301.4 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 7,169 miles [11,537.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,221 miles [8,402.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cassils. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cassils) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cassils. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5833, Longitude: -112.0500    
<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 Cassils 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 332.616 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.133 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.715 degrees.









 

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