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Curious and Interesting Names Near Lutselk'e ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

In the vicinity of Lutselk'e, Snowdrift is located less than 2 miles<1> to the Southeast

How Far From Lutselk'e 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 Lutselk'e to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Lutselk'e and extending to:

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    • Yellowknife, which is the Territorial Capital of Northwest Territories, lies 116 miles [186.7 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Lutselk'e to Yellowknife, 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) is 1,807 miles [2,908.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 71 days and walking would take 103 days.
    • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,657 miles [9,104.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<4>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,419 miles [10,330.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,572 miles [7,357.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lutselk'e. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Northwest Territories: https://www.gov.nt.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lutselk'e) 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 Lutselk'e. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lutselk'e

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lutselk'e. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.4055, Longitude: -110.7408    
<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.
<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 Lutselk'e to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.287 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.737 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 317.11 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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