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Introduction ...

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

This page contains eight sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Lakeview Terrace, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lakeview Terrace and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Lakeview Terrace and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Lakeview Terrace. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Lakeview Terrace.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Itasca County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Itasca County sighting report from eBird.

Since Lakeview Terrace is near Cass County and also Aitkin County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Cass County

Sighting report for Aitkin 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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Lakeview Terrace.

How Far From Lakeview Terrace 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 Lakeview Terrace to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Lakeview Terrace and extending to:

  • Grand Rapids [Map], which is the Seat of Itasca County, lies just to the East.
  • Saint Paul [Map], which is the State Capital of Minnesota, lies 158 miles [254.3 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Lakeview Terrace to Saint Paul, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,010 miles [1,625.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 40 days and walking would take 58 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,116 miles [9,842.7 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 6,875 miles [11,064.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,797 miles [7,720 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Lakeview Terrace ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Lakeview Terrace.

While the name Lakeview Terrace is unique within Minnesota, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Minnesota

Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for Lakeview Terrace, Berkshire County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,044 miles [1,680.2 km] to the East.

New Jersey

Ocean County

Our profile page for Lakeview Terrace, Ocean County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,093 miles [1,759 km] to the East Southeast.

Ohio

Cuyahoga County

Our profile page for Lakeview Terrace, Cuyahoga County   [Map]

Distance: About 706 miles [1,136.2 km] to the East Southeast.

Stark County

Our profile page for Lakeview Terrace, Stark County   [Map]

Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the East Southeast.

South Carolina

Lexington County

Our profile page for Lakeview Terrace, Lexington County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,120 miles [1,802.5 km] to the Southeast.

Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Lakeview Terrace, Davis County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,003 miles [1,614.2 km] to the West Southwest.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lakeview Terrace ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bass Brook   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Lakeview Terrace   [Map]

Blackberry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

Deer River   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Grand Rapids   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Gunn   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]

Hill City   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Marble   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Silverwood   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Taconite   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Lakeview Terrace. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Lois Hall

Actress. She was born in Grand Rapids (Minnesota) on Sunday August 22, 1926 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday December 21, 2006 at an age of 80. She was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Grand Rapids [Map] is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east of Lakeview Terrace

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lois Hall<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Itasca County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Itasca County: www.co.itasca.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<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 from Point A (ie- Lakeview Terrace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakeview Terrace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2292, Longitude: -93.5831     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakeview Terrace 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 Lakeview Terrace 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 318.506 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 316.70 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.198 degrees.

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<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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