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Sunnybrook, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Sunnybrook to Edmonton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,789 miles [2,879.1 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,280 miles [10,106.7 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 7,046 miles [11,339.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,138 miles [8,268.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sunnybrook ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Sunnybrook.

While the name Sunnybrook is unique within Alberta, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alberta

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Amador County

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, Amador County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,074 miles [1,728.4 km] to the South Southwest


Wayne County

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,806 miles [2,906.5 km] to the East Southeast


East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 1,948 miles [3,135 km] to the Southeast


Baltimore County

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,995 miles [3,210.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Putnam County

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,023 miles [3,255.7 km] to the East

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Sunnybrook   [Map]
Distance: About 2,295 miles [3,693.4 km] to the East

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Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,023 miles [3,255.7 km] to the East

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Roanoke County

Our profile page for Sunnybrook, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,962 miles [3,157.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunnybrook ...

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.

Fern Creek   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Sunnybrook   [Map]
Fisher Home   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Golden Days   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Grandview   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Mission Beach   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Poplar Bay   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Silver Beach   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sundance Beach   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunnybrook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2000, Longitude: -114.1833     [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 Sunnybrook 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 334.37 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.346 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.68 degrees.

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