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Tweedie, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Tweedie 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 Tweedie 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 1,701 miles [2,737.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 97 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,133 miles [9,870.1 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 6,899 miles [11,102.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,986 miles [8,024.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Tweedie ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Tweedie.

While the name Tweedie is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alberta

New Brunswick

Our profile page for Tweedie   [Map]
Distance: About 1,977 miles [3,181.7 km] to the East


Pend Oreille County

Our profile page for Tweedie, Pend Oreille County   [Map]
Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the South Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tweedie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8858, Longitude: -111.7911     [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 Tweedie 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 332.434 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.305 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.75 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tweedie.