A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Adak.
This page contains three sections:
How Far From Adak 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 city such as Adak to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Adak and extending to:
Communities Also Named Adak ...
We have found 3 communities that share the name Adak.
While the name Adak is unique within Alaska.
While we haven't found any other communities named Adak in either the United States or Canada, we know of 3 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Located Internationally
Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>
Distance: About 4,294 miles [6,910.5 km] to the North
- Erzincan [Map]
Distance: About 5,796 miles [9,327.8 km] to the North Northwest
- Mardin [Map]
Distance: About 5,886 miles [9,472.6 km] to the North Northwest
Curious and Interesting Names Near Adak ...
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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adak. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 28 Apr 2019