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Curious and Interesting Names Near Nakamun Park ...

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.

  • Birch Cove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Cove
    • Birch Cove lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Nakamun Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Cove
  • Castle Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Island
    • Castle Island lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Nakamun Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Island
  • Gunn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunn
    • Gunn lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Nakamun Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunn
  • Highridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highridge
    • Highridge lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Nakamun Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highridge
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    • Rich Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Valley
      • Rich Valley lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Nakamun Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Valley
    • Sunrise Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
      • Sunrise Beach lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Nakamun Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Beach
    • Sunset Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Point
      • Sunset Point lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Nakamun Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Point
    • Yellowstone
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellowstone came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellowstone
      • Yellowstone lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Nakamun Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellowstone

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 Nakamun Park. 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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    • Greg Polis     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Westlock (Alberta) on Tueday August 8, 1950 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Sunday March 18, 2018 at the age of 67. He is buried at Dapp Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Westlock is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Nakamun Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Greg Polis<3>

How Far From Nakamun Park 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 village such as Nakamun Park to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Nakamun Park to Edmonton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,791 miles [2,882.3 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 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 6,238 miles [10,039.1 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 7,004 miles [11,271.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,101 miles [8,209.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nakamun Park. 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nakamun Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nakamun Park. 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 Nakamun Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nakamun Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8833, Longitude: -114.2000    
<3>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.
<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 Nakamun Park 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 334.387 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.42 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.571 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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