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Beaver Falls, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Beaver Falls to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Beaver Falls to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Beaver Falls and extending to:

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 230 miles [370.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Beaver Falls to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,712 miles [4,364.5 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 6 days, a buggy would take 106 days and walking would take 154 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,359 miles [10,233.8 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 7,100 miles [11,426.3 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,385 miles [8,666.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Beaver Falls ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Beaver Falls.

While the name Beaver Falls is unique within Alaska, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Alaska

British Columbia

Our profile page for Beaver Falls   [Map]

Distance: About 728 miles [1,171.6 km] to the East Southeast.


Renville County

Our profile page for Beaver Falls, Renville County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,754 miles [2,822.8 km] to the East.

New York

Lewis County

Our profile page for Beaver Falls, Lewis County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,550 miles [4,103.8 km] to the East.


Beaver County

Our profile page for Beaver Falls, Beaver County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,497 miles [4,018.5 km] to the East.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beaver Falls ...

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.

Clover Pass   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest of Beaver Falls   [Map]

Dairy   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Herring Cove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Mountain Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Mud Bay   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]

Refuge Cove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Shoreline Drive   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Yes Bay (Historic)   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the North   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaver Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3833, Longitude: -131.4667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beaver Falls 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 Beaver Falls 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 348.716 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 351.69 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 333.378 degrees.

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