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Communities Also Named Fork Lake ...

We have found one communities that share the name Fork Lake.

Within Alberta, the name Fork Lake is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Fork Lake in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Northwest Territories
      • This Fork Lake lies 443 miles [712.9 km]<1> to the north.
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Curious and Interesting Names Near Fork Lake ...

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.

  • Beaver Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Beaver Lake lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Fork Lake
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  • Flat Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Lake
    • Flat Lake lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Fork Lake
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  • Goodfish Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodfish Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodfish Lake
    • Goodfish Lake lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Fork Lake
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  • Horseshoe Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bay
    • Horseshoe Bay lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Fork Lake
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    • Iron River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
      • Iron River lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Fork Lake
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    • Owl River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owl River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owl River
      • Owl River lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Fork Lake
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    • Owlseye
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owlseye came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owlseye
      • Owlseye lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Fork Lake
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    • Rich Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Lake
      • Rich Lake lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Fork Lake
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    • Saddle Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saddle Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saddle Lake
      • Saddle Lake lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Fork Lake
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    • Snug Cove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Cove
      • Snug Cove lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Fork Lake
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    • Tweedie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tweedie came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tweedie
      • Tweedie lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Fork Lake
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How Far From Fork Lake 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 Fork Lake to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 99 miles [159.3 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Fork Lake 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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,691 miles [2,721.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,155 miles [9,905.5 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 6,922 miles [11,139.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,004 miles [8,053.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fork Lake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fork Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4689, Longitude: -111.6178    
<2>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.
<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 Fork Lake 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 332.298 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.114 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.718 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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