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Curious and Interesting Names Near Ozada ...

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.

  • Anthracite - Historic
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Anthracite. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthracite
    • Anthracite was located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Ozada
  • Dead Man's Flats
  • Georgetown - Historic
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Georgetown. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Ozada
  • Ghost Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ghost Lake
    • Ghost Lake lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Ozada
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ghost Lake
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    • Heritage Woods
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Woods
      • Heritage Woods lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the east of Ozada
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Woods
    • Jumping Pound
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumping Pound
      • Jumping Pound lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Ozada
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumping Pound
    • Water Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
      • Water Valley lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Ozada
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<3>

How Far From Ozada 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 Ozada to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<5> community of Ozada once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Ozada and extending to:

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 178 miles [286.5 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Ozada to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,824 miles [2,935.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,424 miles [10,338.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,191 miles [11,572.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,272 miles [8,484.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<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- Ozada) 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 Ozada. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ozada

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ozada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1184, Longitude: -114.9743    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ozada, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<6>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.
<7>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 Ozada to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.979 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.873 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.539 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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