Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Manley Hot Springs.
This page contains five sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).
When in Manley Hot Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Manley Hot Springs and the surrounding area.
- 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 Manley Hot Springs:
- 65.000445, -150.634769
- 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 Manley Hot Springs
- 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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Manley Hot Springs ...
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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Caribou Crossing lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Caribou Crossing
Eureka lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Eureka
- Flag Crossing
Flag Crossing lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Flag Crossing
- Jennie M. Crossing
Jennie M. Crossing lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Jennie M. Crossing
Rampart lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Rampart
- Rock Crossing
Rock Crossing lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Rock Crossing
- Scotchmans Crossing
Scotchmans Crossing lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Scotchmans Crossing
Woodchopper lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Manley Hot Springs
- Link to Google Map centered on Woodchopper
How Far From Manley Hot Springs 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 Manley Hot Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Manley Hot Springs and extending to:
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Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 701 miles [1,128.2 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Manley Hot Springs to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<1> per hour would take 40 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<1> per hour would take 28 days.
The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,352 miles [5,394.5 km]<1> to the east (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 131 days and walking would take 191 days.
The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,738 miles [9,234.4 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 6,435 miles [10,356.1 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<5>
The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,991 miles [8,032.2 km]<1> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
Other Roadside Stops ...
Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alaska
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Manley Hot Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
|<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- Manley Hot Springs) 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 Manley Hot Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Manley Hot Springs
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manley Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.0004, Longitude: -150.6348 [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 Manley Hot Springs 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 5.024 degrees.|
|<5>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 9.746 degrees.|
|<6>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 346.862 degrees.||