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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 115 miles [185.1 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Snug Cove to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,681 miles [2,705.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,139 miles [9,879.8 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 6,906 miles [11,114.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,988 miles [8,027.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Snug Cove ...

While the name Snug Cove is unique within Alberta, we know of one more community in Canada.


Communities Outside of Alberta

British Columbia

Our profile page for Snug Cove   [Map]
Distance: About 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the West Southwest

Curious and Interesting Names Near Snug Cove ...

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.

Beaver Lake   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West of Snug Cove   [Map]
Fork Lake   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Goodfish Lake   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Imperial Mills   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Iron River   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Owl River   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rich Lake   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Tweedie   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Snug Cove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Snug Cove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snug Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.6394, Longitude: -111.3464     [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 Snug Cove 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 332.078 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.882 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.50 degrees.

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