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Curious and Interesting Names Near Lamoureux ...

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.

  • Beverly (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Lamoureux
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
  • Bon Accord (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
    • Bon Accord lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Lamoureux
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<3>
  • Carbondale (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Lamoureux
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
  • Gold Bar (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
    • Gold Bar lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Lamoureux
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Bar
  • Half Moon Lake (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Lake
    • Half Moon Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Lamoureux
    • Half Moon Lake has also been known as:
    • Half Moon Estates
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  • Hazeldean (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazeldean
    • Hazeldean lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Lamoureux
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazeldean
  • Hercules (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
    • Hercules lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Lamoureux
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hercules
  • Redwater (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Virginia Park (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
    • Virginia Park lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Lamoureux
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Park

How Far From Lamoureux to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Lamoureux to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Lamoureux to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,752 miles [2,819.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,231 miles [10,027.8 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 6,998 miles [11,262.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,086 miles [8,185.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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 from Point A (ie- Lamoureux) 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 Lamoureux. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LamoureuxOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamoureux. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7167, Longitude: -113.2500    
<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 Lamoureux 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 333.617 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.537 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.962 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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