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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Crammond.

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How Far From Crammond to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Crammond to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 116 miles [186.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Crammond 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 1,806 miles [2,906.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 71 days and walking would take 103 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,363 miles [10,240.3 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 7,129 miles [11,473 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,214 miles [8,391.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Crammond ...

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.

Condor   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the North of Crammond   [Map]

Dickson   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Eagle Hill   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Leslieville   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]

Markerville   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Olds   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Raven   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Spruce View   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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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- Crammond) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crammond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9992, Longitude: -114.6195     [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 Crammond 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 334.709 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.635 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.17 degrees.

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