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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Seven Persons to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 276 miles [444.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Seven Persons to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 16 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 11 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,649 miles [2,653.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 65 days and walking would take 94 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,420 miles [10,332 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 7,189 miles [11,569.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,226 miles [8,410.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Seven Persons ...

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.

Bow Island   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West of Seven Persons   [Map]
Conquerville (Historic)   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Dunmore   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Elkwater   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Juno   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Medicine Hat   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Orion   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Redcliff   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Sevenpersons   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Seven Persons. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Seven Persons) 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 Seven Persons. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seven Persons

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seven Persons. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8791, Longitude: -110.8980     [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 Seven Persons 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 331.682 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.004 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.089 degrees.

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