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The location of Chuathbaluk









Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 881 miles [1,417.8 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Chuathbaluk to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 50 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 35 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,656 miles [5,883.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 8 days, a buggy would take 143 days and walking would take 208 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,932 miles [9,546.6 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,601 miles [10,623.3 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,268 miles [8,478 km] and it lies to the North (N).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chuathbaluk ...

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.

Crooked Creek   -   41 miles [66 km] to the Northeast of Chuathbaluk   [Map]

Holy Cross   -   46 miles [74 km] to the North   [Map]

Tuckers Crossing   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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

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 from Point A (ie- Chuathbaluk) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chuathbaluk. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chuathbaluk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chuathbaluk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5726, Longitude: -159.2454     [Map].

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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 Chuathbaluk 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 12.305 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 17.796 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 353.65 degrees.

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