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Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Clam Gulch, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Clam Gulch 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 Clam Gulch:
    • 60.234532, -151.396944
    • 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 Clam Gulch
  • 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 Clam Gulch ...

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.

  • Anchor Point
  • Fox River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox River have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox River
    • Fox River lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Clam Gulch
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox River
  • Fritz Creek
  • Funny River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Funny River have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Funny River
    • Funny River lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Clam Gulch
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Funny River
  • Happy Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Valley
    • Happy Valley lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Clam Gulch
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Valley
  • Homer

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 612 miles [984.9 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Clam Gulch 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 35 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 24 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,419 miles [5,502.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 134 days and walking would take 195 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,064 miles [9,759.1 km] and it lies to the north (N).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,755 miles [10,871.1 km] and it lies to the north (N).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,317 miles [8,556.9 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 Clam Gulch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clam Gulch) 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 Clam Gulch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clam Gulch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clam Gulch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.2345, Longitude: -151.3969    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 Clam Gulch 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 5.639 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 10.538 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 347.734 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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