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Communities Also Named Half Moon Bay ...

We found one communities that share the name Half Moon Bay.

Within Alberta, the name Half Moon Bay is unique.

Beyond Alberta, there is another community also named Half Moon Bay in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • San Mateo County
      • This Half Moon Bay is located in San Mateo County and lies 1,102 miles [1,773.5 km]<1> to the south southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Mateo County community of Half Moon Bay.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Half Moon Bay ...

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.

  • Birchcliff
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchcliff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchcliff
  • Condor
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Condor
  • Gull Lake
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Leslieville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Markerville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markerville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Markerville <3>
  • Red Deer
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Springbrook
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Spruce View
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Sunbreaker Cove
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbreaker Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunbreaker Cove

How Far From Half Moon Bay 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 Half Moon Bay to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Half Moon Bay and extending to:

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 87 miles [140 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Half Moon Bay to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,787 miles [2,875.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,333 miles [10,192 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 7,100 miles [11,426.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,184 miles [8,342.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Half Moon Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Half Moon Bay) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Half Moon Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3462, Longitude: -114.1744    
<2>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.
<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 Half Moon Bay 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 334.354 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.259 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.819 degrees.









 

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