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The location of Seebe









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Seebe.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Seebe and extending to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 181 miles [291.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Seebe to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>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 [Map]) is 1,828 miles [2,941.9 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<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,427 miles [10,343.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,194 miles [11,577.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,275 miles [8,489.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Seebe ...

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 talk 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)   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West of Seebe   [Map]

Dead Man's Flats   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Georgetown (Historic)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Ghost Lake   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Heritage Woods   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Jumping Pound   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]

Valley Ridge   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Water Valley   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Seebe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seebe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1000, Longitude: -115.0667     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Seebe to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 335.053 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.957 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.602 degrees.

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