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Curious and Interesting Names Near Entwistle ...

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.

  • Chip Lake
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chip Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chip Lake
  • Cynthia
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cynthia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cynthia
  • Keephills
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keephills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keephills
  • Magnolia
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
  • Rocky Rapids
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Round Valley
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Silver Sands
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Tomahawk
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tomahawk
  • Violet Grove
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
  • Wildwood
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wildwood <2>

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

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 59 miles [95 km]<3> to the east (E). If you could walk a straight line from Entwistle to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,821 miles [2,930.6 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 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,274 miles [10,097 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 7,039 miles [11,328.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,140 miles [8,272 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Entwistle) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Entwistle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5167, Longitude: -114.9667    
<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 Entwistle 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 335.008 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.093 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.152 degrees.









 

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