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Curious and Interesting Names Near North Cooking Lake ...

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.

  • Beverly
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of North Cooking Lake
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  • Chipman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chipman came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chipman
    • Chipman lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of North Cooking Lake
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  • Cooking Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooking Lake
    • Cooking Lake lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of North Cooking Lake
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  • Gold Bar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
    • Gold Bar lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of North Cooking Lake
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    • Half Moon Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon Lake
      • Half Moon Lake lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of North Cooking Lake
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    • Hay Lakes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hay Lakes
      • Hay Lakes lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of North Cooking Lake
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    • Hazeldean
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazeldean
      • Hazeldean lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the west of North Cooking Lake
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    • Hercules
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
      • Hercules lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of North Cooking Lake
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    • Kingman
    • Rolly View
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolly View came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<1>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolly View
      • Rolly View lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of North Cooking Lake
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    • Virginia Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
      • Virginia Park lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the west of North Cooking Lake
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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 North Cooking Lake. 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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    • John Kordic     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Monday March 22, 1965 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Saturday August 8, 1992 at the age of 27. He is buried at St. Albert RC Cemetery (Alberta).
      • Edmonton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Kordic<4>
    • Oscar Herbert Kruger     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Saturday December 24, 1932 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday July 4, 2010 at the age of 77.
      • Edmonton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Edmonton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Herbert Kruger<4>
    • John M. 'Red' Pollard     (Jockey)
      • Jockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Wednesday October 27, 1909 and died in Pawtucket (Rhode Island) on Saturday March 7, 1981 at the age of 71. He is buried at Notre Dame Cemetery (Providence County, Rhode Island).
      • Edmonton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John M. 'Red' Pollard<4>
    • Hank Smith     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Garmish - Partenkirchen (Germany) on Saturday September 15, 1934 and died in Edmonton (Alberta) on Sunday October 20, 2002 at the age of 68.
      • Edmonton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Smith<4>
    • Gordon Lynn Strate     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Edmonton (Alberta) on Tueday May 28, 1935 and died in Sherwood Park (Alberta) on Wednesday September 5, 2012 at the age of 77. He is buried at Glenwood Memorial Gardens (Alberta).
      • Edmonton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Sherwood Park is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of North Cooking Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gordon Lynn Strate<4>

How Far From North Cooking Lake 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 community such as North Cooking Lake to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from North Cooking Lake to Edmonton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,739 miles [2,798.6 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 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,241 miles [10,043.9 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 7,008 miles [11,278.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,091 miles [8,193.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Cooking Lake. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- North Cooking Lake) 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 North Cooking Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Cooking Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Cooking Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4667, Longitude: -112.9500    
<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 North Cooking Lake 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 333.374 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.241 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.807 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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