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Curious and Interesting Names Near Lousana ...

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.

  • Big Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Valley
    • Big Valley lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the east of Lousana
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Valley<3>
  • Byemoor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byemoor came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byemoor
    • Byemoor lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the east of Lousana
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byemoor
  • Mirror
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mirror
    • Mirror lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Lousana
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  • Red Deer
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    • Red Willow
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Willow
      • Red Willow lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Lousana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Willow
    • Springbrook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springbrook
      • Springbrook lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Lousana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springbrook
    • Sunnyslope
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyslope
      • Sunnyslope lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Lousana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyslope
    • Three Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Hills
      • Three Hills lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the south of Lousana
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Hills<3>

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Lousana. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • George Trenholm Allen     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born on Monday July 27, 1914 and died in Red Deer (Alberta) on Monday March 27, 2000 at the age of 85. He is buried at Alto Reste Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Red Deer is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Lousana.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Trenholm Allen<4>
    • Oscar Ingolfur 'Ossie' Asmundson     (Professional hockey)

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

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 99 miles [159.3 km]<2> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Lousana to Edmonton, with an average speed<5>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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,746 miles [2,809.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,329 miles [10,185.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,096 miles [11,419.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,170 miles [8,320.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lousana) 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 Lousana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lousana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lousana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.1167, Longitude: -113.2000    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>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.
<6>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 Lousana to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.565 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.344 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.212 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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