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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).

When in Aleksashkina, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Aleksashkina and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Aleksashkina:
    • 57.780000, -152.355278
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Aleksashkina
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Aleksashkina ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Eagle Harbor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Harbor
    • Eagle Harbor lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Aleksashkina
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Harbor
  • Womens Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womens Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womens Bay
    • Womens Bay lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Aleksashkina
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womens Bay

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Aleksashkina and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 654 miles [1,052.5 km]<2> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Aleksashkina to Juneau, with an average speed<3>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 38 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 26 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,485 miles [5,608.6 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 137 days and walking would take 198 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,229 miles [10,024.6 km] and it lies to the north (N).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,915 miles [11,128.6 km] and it lies to the north (N).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,490 miles [8,835.3 km] and it lies to the north (N).<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aleksashkina. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aleksashkina) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aleksashkina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7800, Longitude: -152.3553       In this case, the coordinates for Aleksashkina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>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 Aleksashkina to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 6.448 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 11.511 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 348.56 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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