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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Hamilton Acres to:

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Hamilton Acres to Juneau, with an average speed<2>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 [Map]) is 3,266 miles [5,256.1 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<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,755 miles [9,261.8 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 6,458 miles [10,393.1 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,979 miles [8,012.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hamilton Acres ...

While the name Hamilton Acres is unique within Alaska, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Alaska

Utah

Salt Lake County

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Distance: About 2,192 miles [3,527.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamilton Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.8469, Longitude: -147.6706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamilton Acres 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 Hamilton Acres 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 2.487 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 6.99 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 344.58 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hamilton Acres.