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Curious and Interesting Names Near Keoma ...

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.

  • Acme (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
    • Acme lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Keoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acme
  • Balzac (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balzac
    • Balzac lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Keoma
    • 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 (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coral Springs
    • Coral Springs lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Keoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coral Springs
  • Forest Lawn (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Lawn
    • Forest Lawn lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Keoma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lawn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Lawn
  • Gayford (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gayford
    • Gayford lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Keoma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gayford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gayford
  • Highwood (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highwood
    • Highwood lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Keoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highwood
  • Janet (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janet
    • Janet lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Keoma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Janet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janet
  • Nightingale (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nightingale
    • Nightingale lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Keoma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nightingale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nightingale
  • Sunnyside (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
    • Sunnyside lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Keoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
  • Vista Heights (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista Heights
    • Vista Heights lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Keoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista Heights

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 161 miles [259.1 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Keoma to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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 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 6,394 miles [10,290.1 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 7,161 miles [11,524.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,231 miles [8,418.5 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keoma) 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 Keoma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KeomaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2152, Longitude: -113.6500    
<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 Keoma 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 333.913 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.665 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.655 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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