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Frog Lake, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Frog Lake to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 127 miles [204.4 km] to the West (W). If you could drive a straight line from Frog Lake to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,637 miles [2,634.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 64 days and walking would take 93 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,171 miles [9,931.3 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 6,938 miles [11,165.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,005 miles [8,054.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Frog Lake ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Frog Lake.

While the name Frog Lake is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in Canada.

Communities Outside of Alberta

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Frog Lake   [Map]
Distance: About 1,980 miles [3,186.5 km] to the East

Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Frog Lake   [Map]
Distance: About 2,102 miles [3,382.8 km] to the East

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

Beaverdam   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the North of Frog Lake   [Map]
Elk Point   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Flat Lake   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Greenstreet (SK)   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gurneyville   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hoselaw   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Little Fishing Lake (SK)   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Mudie Lake (SK)   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Onion Lake (SK)   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pelican Narrows   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Riverview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Frog Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Frog Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frog Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8333, Longitude: -110.4167     [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 Frog Lake 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 331.336 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.973 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.044 degrees.

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