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Curious and Interesting Names Near Donatville ...

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.

  • Amber Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amber Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amber Valley
    • Amber Valley lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Donatville
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  • Blue Jay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Jay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Jay
    • Blue Jay lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Donatville
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  • Calling River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calling River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Calling River lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Donatville
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  • Grassland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Grassland lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Donatville
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    • Island Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Lake
      • Island Lake lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the west of Donatville
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    • Properity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Properity came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Properity
      • Properity lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Donatville
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    • Spruce Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Valley
      • Spruce Valley lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Donatville
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    • Sunset Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
      • Sunset Beach lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Donatville
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    • Whispering Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Hills
      • Whispering Hills lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Donatville
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    • White Gull
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Gull came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Gull
      • White Gull lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Donatville
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How Far From Donatville to ...

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 87 miles [140 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Donatville to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,740 miles [2,800.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,159 miles [9,911.9 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 6,926 miles [11,146.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,019 miles [8,077.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Donatville. 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 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.
<2>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- Donatville) 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 Donatville. 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 Donatville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donatville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7481, Longitude: -112.8042    
<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 Donatville 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 333.255 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.216 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.464 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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