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Musidora, Alberta

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Musidora ...

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.

  • Elk Point (31 miles [49.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Hairy Hill (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
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    • Hairy Hill lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Musidora
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  • Horseshoe Bay (30 miles [48.3 km] to the north)
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    • Horseshoe Bay lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Musidora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Mannville (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Owlseye (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
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    • Owlseye lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Musidora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owlseye came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
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  • Saddle Lake (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Saddle Lake lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Musidora
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  • Two Hills (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
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    • Two Hills lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Musidora
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How Far From Musidora 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 Musidora to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 79 miles [127.1 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Musidora to Edmonton, with an average speed<4>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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,684 miles [2,710.1 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,201 miles [9,979.5 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 6,968 miles [11,213.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,043 miles [8,115.9 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Musidora) 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 Musidora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MusidoraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Musidora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7000, Longitude: -111.5833    
<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 Musidora 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 332.274 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.018 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.849 degrees.






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