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Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Cucamonga Junction, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cucamonga Junction 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 Cucamonga Junction:
    • 35.302509, -112.385453
    • 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 Cucamonga Junction
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Coconino County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Coconino County
    • Since Cucamonga Junction is near Yavapai County, we have provided a link to its eBird sighting report:
    • eBird sighting report for Yavapai County
  • 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 Cucamonga Junction ...

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.

  • Ash Fork [Yavapai County]
  • Bear [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear
    • Bear [Yavapai County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Cucamonga Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear
  • Bootlegger Crossing [Coconino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bootlegger Crossing
    • Bootlegger Crossing [Coconino County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Cucamonga Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bootlegger Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bootlegger Crossing
  • Daze [Coconino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daze
    • Daze [Coconino County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Cucamonga Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daze have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daze
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    • Maine [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maine
      • Maine [Coconino County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Cucamonga Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maine
    • Parks [Coconino County]
    • Pine Tank [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Tank
      • Pine Tank [Coconino County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Cucamonga Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Tank have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Tank
    • Pumpkin Center [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pumpkin Center
      • Pumpkin Center [Coconino County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Cucamonga Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pumpkin Center have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pumpkin Center
    • Williams Junction [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williams Junction
      • Williams Junction [Coconino County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Cucamonga Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williams Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Junction

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

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

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    • Flagstaff, which is the Seat of Coconino County and lies 42 miles [67.6 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Cucamonga Junction to Flagstaff, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 129 miles [207.6 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,950 miles [3,138.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 77 days and walking would take 111 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,343 miles [11,817.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 8,110 miles [13,051.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,060 miles [9,752.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arizona

About Coconino County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cucamonga Junction. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Coconino County: www.co.coconino.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cucamonga Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3025, Longitude: -112.3855       In this case, the coordinates for Cucamonga Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Cucamonga Junction 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 331.677 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.72 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.313 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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