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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 1,086 miles [1,747.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Dahl 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 62 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 3,747 miles [6,030.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 8 days, a buggy would take 147 days and walking would take 213 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,636 miles [9,070.3 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,297 miles [10,134 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,020 miles [8,078.9 km] and it lies to the North (N).<6>

Communities Also Named Dahl ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Dahl.

Within Alaska, there is just one other community named Dahl. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 3 of those located in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Dahl, we know of 1 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into three sections:

Other Communities located in Alaska

Communities located beyond Alaska

Communities located internationally


Communities Located Beyond Alaska

Kentucky

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Dahl, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,641 miles [5,859.6 km] to the East

Wisconsin

Saint Croix County

Our profile page for Dahl, Saint Croix County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,966 miles [4,773.3 km] to the East


Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


Luxembourg

- Diekirch   [Map]

Distance: About 4,452 miles [7,164.8 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dahl. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.3647, Longitude: -164.7136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dahl 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 Dahl 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 17.047 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 22.75 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 357.792 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dahl.



 
 
 

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