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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 New Pine Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to New Pine Creek 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 New Pine Creek:
    • 41.991605, -120.298092
    • 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 New Pine Creek
  • 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

Communities Also Named New Pine Creek ...

We found one communities that share the name New Pine Creek.

Within California, the name New Pine Creek is unique.

Beyond California, there is another community also named New Pine Creek in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Oregon
      • Lake County
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of New Pine Creek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Pine Creek ...

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.

  • Fairport
    (Less than 2 miles to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairport
    • Fairport is located in Modoc County
  • Five Corners
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Corners
    • Five Corners is located in Lake County (OR)
  • Hot Springs ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
    • Hot Springs is located in Lake County (OR)
  • Lake City
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
  • Lakeview
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • New Idaho
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Idaho have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Idaho
    • New Idaho is located in Lake County (OR)
  • Surprise Station
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise Station have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise Station
    • Surprise Station is located in Modoc County
  • Willow Ranch
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Ranch
    • Willow Ranch is located in Modoc County

How Far From New Pine Creek 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 New Pine Creek to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<3> beginning in New Pine Creek and extending to:

  • Alturas, which is the Seat of Modoc County, lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<3> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from New Pine Creek to Alturas, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two 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.
  • Sacramento, which is the State Capital of California, lies 243 miles [391.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,259 miles [3,635.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 89 days and walking would take 129 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,103 miles [11,431.2 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 7,869 miles [12,663.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,932 miles [9,546.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

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

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- New Pine Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Pine Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9916, Longitude: -120.2981    
<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 New Pine Creek 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 338.829 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 339.734 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 326.775 degrees.









 

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