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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Kalifornsky, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Kalifornsky 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 Kalifornsky:
    • 60.415802, -151.287947
    • 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 Kalifornsky
       
  • 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 Kalifornsky ...

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.

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    • Anchor Point

      • Anchor Point lies 47 miles [75.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Anchor Point
    • Clam Gulch

      • Clam Gulch lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Clam Gulch
    • Drift River

      • Drift River lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Drift River
    • Fox River

      • Fox River lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Fox River
    • Fritz Creek

      • Fritz Creek lies 46 miles [74 km]<1> to the south of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Fritz Creek
    • Funny River

      • Funny River lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Funny River
    • Happy Valley

      • Happy Valley lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Kalifornsky
      • Link to Google Map centered on Happy Valley

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

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

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    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 609 miles [980.1 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Kalifornsky to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<1> per hour would take 35 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<1> per hour would take 24 days.

    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,413 miles [5,492.7 km]<1> to the east (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 134 days and walking would take 194 days.

    • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,052 miles [9,739.7 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<4>

    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,743 miles [10,851.8 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<5>

    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,304 miles [8,536 km]<1> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kalifornsky. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kalifornsky) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kalifornsky. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4158, Longitude: -151.2879     [Map].
<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.
<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 Kalifornsky to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 5.547 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 10.432 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 347.642 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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