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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Admirals Walk to:

  • Annapolis [Map], which is the Seat of Anne Arundel County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Annapolis [Map], which is the State Capital of Maryland, lies just to the Southwest (SW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 33 miles [53.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Admirals Walk to White House, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,867 miles [9,442 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,571 miles [10,575 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,448 miles [7,158.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Admirals Walk ...

While the name Admirals Walk is unique within Maryland, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Maryland

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Camden County

Our profile page for Admirals Walk, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 639 miles [1,028.4 km] to the South Southwest

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Admirals Walk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0346, Longitude: -76.4472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Admirals Walk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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<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 Admirals Walk to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 307.533 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 303.055 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 304.413 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Admirals Walk.