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Curious and Interesting Names Near Mirror Landing ...

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.

  • Calling Lake
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    • Calling Lake lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Mirror Landing
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  • Flatbush
  • Hondo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hondo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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    • Hondo lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Mirror Landing
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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:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Lake
    • Island Lake lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Mirror Landing
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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:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
      • Sunset Beach lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Mirror Landing
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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:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Hills
      • Whispering Hills lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Mirror Landing
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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:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Gull
      • White Gull lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Mirror Landing
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    • Widewater
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Widewater came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Widewater
      • Widewater lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Mirror Landing
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How Far From Mirror Landing 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 Mirror Landing to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 113 miles [181.9 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Mirror Landing to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,792 miles [2,883.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,155 miles [9,905.5 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 6,920 miles [11,136.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,028 miles [8,091.8 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 '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- Mirror Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mirror Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.1667, Longitude: -114.0333    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 Mirror Landing 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 334.249 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.37 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.219 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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