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Fallis, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Fallis.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Fallis and extending to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 41 miles [66 km] to the East (E). If you could walk a straight line from Fallis to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,802 miles [2,900 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 71 days and walking would take 103 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,257 miles [10,069.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,022 miles [11,300.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,120 miles [8,239.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Fallis ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Fallis.

While the name Fallis is unique within Alberta, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Craighead County

Our profile page for Fallis, Craighead County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,684 miles [2,710.1 km] to the Southeast.


Henry County

Our profile page for Fallis, Henry County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,743 miles [2,805.1 km] to the East Southeast.


Lincoln County

Our profile page for Fallis, Lincoln County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,493 miles [2,402.8 km] to the Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fallis ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Birch Cove   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North of Fallis   [Map]

Castle Island   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Gunn   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Keephills   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Rich Valley   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Rolling Heights   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Silver Sands   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]

Sunrise Beach   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Sunset Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Yellowstone   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Fallis) 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 Fallis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fallis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fallis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6628, Longitude: -114.4861     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Fallis to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.618 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.664 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.803 degrees.

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