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Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Chatanika, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chatanika 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 Chatanika:
    • 65.112222, -147.477222
    • 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 Chatanika
  • 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 Chatanika ...

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.

  • Aurora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
    • Aurora lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Chatanika
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
  • Badger
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Badger
    • Badger lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Chatanika
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Badger
  • College
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College
    • College lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Chatanika
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College
  • Dogpatch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dogpatch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dogpatch
    • Dogpatch lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Chatanika
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dogpatch
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Fox
    • Musk Ox
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Musk Ox have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Musk Ox
      • Musk Ox lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Chatanika
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Musk Ox
    • Slaterville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slaterville
      • Slaterville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Chatanika
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slaterville
    • Totem Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Totem Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Totem Park
      • Totem Park lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Chatanika
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Totem Park
    • Two Rivers

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km]<2> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Chatanika to Juneau, with an average speed<4>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 36 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 25 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,260 miles [5,246.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 128 days and walking would take 186 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,737 miles [9,232.8 km] and it lies to the north (N).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,441 miles [10,365.8 km] and it lies to the north (N).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,960 miles [7,982.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chatanika. 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- Chatanika) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatanika. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.1122, Longitude: -147.4772       In this case, the coordinates for Chatanika have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Chatanika to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 2.323 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 6.808 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 344.408 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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