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Curious and Interesting Names Near Elmworth ...

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.

  • Bear Lake
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Beaverlodge
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverlodge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverlodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverlodge <2>
  • Goodfare
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodfare came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodfare
  • Kelly Lake
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly Lake

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 267 miles [429.7 km]<3> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Elmworth to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 2,012 miles [3,238 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 79 days and walking would take 115 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,251 miles [10,060 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 7,011 miles [11,283.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,167 miles [8,315.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elmworth) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elmworth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0470, Longitude: -119.6277    
<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 Elmworth 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 338.831 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 340.521 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.086 degrees.









 

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