A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Baranof.
This page contains five sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).
When in Baranof, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Baranof and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Baranof
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Baranof. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Baranof.
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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Baranof ...
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.
How Far From Baranof 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 Baranof to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Baranof and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baranof. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Jan 2020