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Valleyview, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 184 miles [296.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Valleyview 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 8 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,919 miles [3,088.3 km] to the East (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 75 days and walking would take 109 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,214 miles [10,000.5 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 6,977 miles [11,228.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,112 miles [8,227 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Valleyview ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Valleyview.

While the name Valleyview is unique within Alberta, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alberta

British Columbia

Our profile page for Valleyview   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the South Southwest


Carroll County

Our profile page for Valleyview, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,918 miles [3,086.7 km] to the East Southeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Valleyview, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,877 miles [3,020.7 km] to the East Southeast


Our profile page for Valleyview   [Map]
Distance: About 1,934 miles [3,112.5 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Yankton County

Our profile page for Valleyview, Yankton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,224 miles [1,969.8 km] to the Southeast

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Rutherford County

Our profile page for Valleyview, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,966 miles [3,164 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Valleyview. 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 Valleyview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valleyview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0667, Longitude: -117.2833     [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 Valleyview 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 336.903 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.35 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.465 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Valleyview.