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

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

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

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 611 miles [983.3 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Millers Landing to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 35 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 24 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,427 miles [5,515.2 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 134 days and walking would take 195 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,103 miles [9,821.8 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 6,793 miles [10,932.3 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,355 miles [8,618 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Millers Landing ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Millers Landing.

While the name Millers Landing is unique within Alaska, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alaska

British Columbia

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Distance: About 1,316 miles [2,117.9 km] to the East Southeast

California

Colusa County

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Distance: About 1,923 miles [3,094.8 km] to the Southeast

Mississippi

Issaquena County

Our profile page for Millers Landing, Issaquena County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,264 miles [5,252.9 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millers Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.6677, Longitude: -151.4479     [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 Millers Landing 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 5.68 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 10.601 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 347.799 degrees.

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