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Curious and Interesting Names Near Inverlake ...

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.

  • Balzac
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balzac
    • Balzac lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Inverlake.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balzac came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balzac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balzac<3>
  • Coral Springs
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    • Coral Springs lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
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  • Deer Run
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    • Deer Run lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Inverlake.
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  • Forest Lawn
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    • Forest Lawn lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Gayford
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    • Gayford lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Inverlake.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gayford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Haysboro
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    • Haysboro lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
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  • Highwood
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    • Highwood lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
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  • Janet
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    • Janet lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Nightingale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nightingale
    • Nightingale lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Inverlake.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nightingale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Sunnyside
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
    • Sunnyside lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
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  • Vista Heights
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    • Vista Heights lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Inverlake.
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How Far From Inverlake 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 Inverlake to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 172 miles [276.8 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Inverlake to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,766 miles [2,842.1 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,403 miles [10,304.6 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 7,171 miles [11,540.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,240 miles [8,433 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Inverlake) 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 Inverlake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from InverlakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Inverlake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0513, Longitude: -113.6330    
<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 Inverlake 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 333.896 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.632 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.67 degrees.




 

 

 

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