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Kauwerak, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Kauwerak, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Kauwerak 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 Kauwerak:
    • 65.161406, -165.251198
    • 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 Kauwerak
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kauwerak ...

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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    • Council

      • Council lies 49 miles [78.9 km]<1> to the east of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Council
    • Igloo

      • Igloo lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Igloo
    • Iron Creek

      • Iron Creek lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Iron Creek
    • Marys Igloo

      • Marys Igloo lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Marys Igloo
    • New Igloo

      • New Igloo lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on New Igloo
    • Pilgrim Springs

      • Pilgrim Springs lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Pilgrim Springs
    • Salmon Lake

      • Salmon Lake lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Salmon Lake
    • Teller

      • Teller lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Kauwerak
      • Link to Google Map centered on Teller

How Far From Kauwerak to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Kauwerak to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 1,099 miles [1,768.7 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Kauwerak to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<1> per hour would take 63 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<1> per hour would take 43 days.

    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,766 miles [6,060.8 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take 8 days, a buggy would take 148 days and walking would take 214 days.

    • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,645 miles [9,084.7 km]<1> and it lies to the north northwest (NNW).<4>

    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,304 miles [10,145.3 km]<1> and it lies to the north northwest (NNW).<5>

    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,035 miles [8,103 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<6>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Kauwerak) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kauwerak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.1614, Longitude: -165.2512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kauwerak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Kauwerak 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 17.495 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 23.245 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 358.213 degrees.






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