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The location of Centre Calling Lake









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Centre Calling Lake.

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How Far From Centre Calling Lake 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 Centre Calling Lake to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Centre Calling Lake and extending to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 113 miles [181.9 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Centre Calling Lake to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,760 miles [2,832.4 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,140 miles [9,881.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,905 miles [11,112.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,006 miles [8,056.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Centre Calling Lake ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Amber Valley   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South of Centre Calling Lake   [Map]

Calling Lake   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

Calling River   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Grassland   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Hondo   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Island Lake   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Mirror Landing   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Properity   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Spruce Valley   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Sunset Beach   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Wandering River   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Whispering Hills   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

White Gull   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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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- Centre Calling Lake) 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 Centre Calling Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Centre Calling Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centre Calling Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.1857, Longitude: -113.2170     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Centre Calling Lake to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.586 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.626 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.658 degrees.

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