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Curious and Interesting Names Near Meanook ...

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.

  • Amber Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amber Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Amber Valley lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Meanook
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  • Island Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Island Lake lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Meanook
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  • Larkspur
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    • Larkspur lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Meanook
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  • Properity
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Properity came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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    • Properity lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Meanook
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    • Spruce Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Spruce Valley lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Meanook
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    • Sunset Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Sunset Beach lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Meanook
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    • Whispering Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • Whispering Hills lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Meanook
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    • White Gull
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Gull came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
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      • White Gull lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Meanook
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How Far From Meanook 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 Meanook to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 71 miles [114.3 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Meanook to Edmonton, with an average speed<3>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 4 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,760 miles [2,832.4 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<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,179 miles [9,944.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,945 miles [11,176.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,041 miles [8,112.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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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 '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- Meanook) 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 Meanook. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Meanook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meanook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5785, Longitude: -113.3230    
<3>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.
<4>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 Meanook to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.676 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.675 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.849 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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