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Curious and Interesting Names Near Deer Ridge ...

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.

  • Deer Run (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
    • Deer Run lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Deer Ridge
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
  • Forest Lawn (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
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    • Forest Lawn lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Deer Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Lawn
  • Haysboro (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysboro
    • Haysboro lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Deer Ridge
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  • Highwood (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highwood
    • Highwood lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Deer Ridge
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  • Janet (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janet
    • Janet lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Deer Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janet
  • Signal Hill (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Hill
    • Signal Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Deer Ridge
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  • Sunnyside (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
    • Sunnyside lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Deer Ridge
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  • Two Guns (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Guns
    • Two Guns lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Deer Ridge
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  • Vista Heights (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista Heights
    • Vista Heights lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Deer Ridge
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How Far From Deer Ridge 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 Deer Ridge to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 182 miles [292.9 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Deer Ridge to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>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 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,783 miles [2,869.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,419 miles [10,330.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,186 miles [11,564.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,257 miles [8,460.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Deer Ridge) 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 Deer Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deer RidgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deer Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.9271, Longitude: -114.0207    
<2>If we have 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 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.
<4>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 Deer Ridge to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.205 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.975 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.942 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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