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

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How Far From Browerville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Browerville to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 1,097 miles [1,765.5 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Browerville to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 63 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 43 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,470 miles [5,584.4 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 136 days and walking would take 198 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,287 miles [8,508.6 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 5,977 miles [9,619 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,594 miles [7,393.3 km] and it lies to the North (N).<6>

Communities Also Named Browerville ...

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


Communities Located Beyond Alaska

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Todd County

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Distance: About 2,630 miles [4,232.6 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browerville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 71.2998, Longitude: -156.7590     [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 Browerville 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 10.465 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 15.438 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 351.265 degrees.

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