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

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How Far From Alexanders Village 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 Alexanders Village to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 680 miles [1,094.4 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Alexanders Village to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 39 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 27 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,201 miles [5,151.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 125 days and walking would take 182 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,622 miles [9,047.7 km] and it lies to the North (N).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,331 miles [10,188.8 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,833 miles [7,778 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Alexanders Village ...

While the name Alexanders Village is unique within Alaska, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Located Beyond Alaska

Delaware

Kent County

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Distance: About 3,232 miles [5,201.4 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexanders Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.7883, Longitude: -145.4369     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alexanders Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Alexanders Village 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 0.578 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 4.901 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 342.656 degrees.

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