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Curious and Interesting Names Near Devonshire Meadows ...

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.

  • Gold Bar
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • 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
  • Hazeldean
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Hercules
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
  • Rolling Heights
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Rolling Meadows
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Spruce Grove
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Grove <2>
  • Stony Plain
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Plain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Plain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Plain <2>
  • Sunnybrook
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnybrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnybrook
  • Virginia Park
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Woodland Park
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Devonshire Meadows to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,774 miles [2,855 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 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,262 miles [10,077.7 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 7,028 miles [11,310.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,118 miles [8,236.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Devonshire Meadows. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Devonshire Meadows) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Devonshire Meadows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3900, Longitude: -113.8274    
<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 Devonshire Meadows 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 334.083 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.037 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.409 degrees.









 

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