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Curious and Interesting Names Near Ramsay Heights ...

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 (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Beverly lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Ramsay Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Gold Bar (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Gold Bar lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Ramsay Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Bar
  • Hazeldean (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazeldean
    • Hazeldean lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Ramsay Heights
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  • Hercules (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hercules
    • Hercules lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Ramsay Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hercules came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hercules
  • Rolling Meadows (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
    • Rolling Meadows lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Ramsay Heights
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  • Spruce Grove (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Grove
    • Spruce Grove lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Ramsay Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Grove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Grove<3>
  • Virginia Park (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
    • Virginia Park lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Ramsay Heights
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  • Woodland Park (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
    • Woodland Park lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Ramsay Heights
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How Far From Ramsay Heights 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 Ramsay Heights to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies just to the north northeast (NNE).
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,764 miles [2,838.9 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Ramsay Heights to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 101 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 69 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,252 miles [10,061.6 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 7,018 miles [11,294.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,107 miles [8,218.9 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ramsay Heights) 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 Ramsay Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ramsay HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ramsay Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4836, Longitude: -113.5789    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Ramsay Heights 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 333.883 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.817 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.225 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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