Curious and Interesting Names Near Girouxville ...
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.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guy
- Guy lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Girouxville
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Guy
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Judah
- Judah lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Girouxville
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Judah came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Judah
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kathleen
- Kathleen lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Girouxville
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- Peace River
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springburn
- Springburn lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Girouxville
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springburn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Springburn
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangent
- Tangent lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Girouxville
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How Far From Girouxville 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 village such as Girouxville to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Girouxville and extending to:
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- Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 215 miles [346 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Girouxville to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
- The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,924 miles [3,096.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 110 days.
- The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,172 miles [9,932.9 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 6,934 miles [11,159.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
- The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,075 miles [8,167.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
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|<1>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Girouxville) 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 Girouxville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GirouxvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girouxville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.7500, Longitude: -117.3333 |
|<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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<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 Girouxville 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 336.943 degrees.|
|<7>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.444 degrees.|
|<8>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.381 degrees.||