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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 Crain Place, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Crain Place 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 Crain Place:
    • 46.043888, -106.310013
    • 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 Crain Place
  • 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 Crain Place ...

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.

  • Cartersville [Rosebud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartersville
    • Cartersville [Rosebud County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Crain Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cartersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartersville
  • Joppa [Rosebud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa
    • Joppa [Rosebud County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Crain Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joppa
  • Lee [Rosebud County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee
    • Lee [Rosebud County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Crain Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Moon Creek [Custer County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moon Creek
    • Moon Creek [Custer County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Crain Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moon Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Orinoco [Rosebud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orinoco
      • Orinoco [Rosebud County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Crain Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orinoco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orinoco
    • Porcupine [Rosebud County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porcupine
      • Porcupine [Rosebud County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Crain Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porcupine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rosebud [Rosebud County]
    • Sadie [Custer County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sadie
      • Sadie [Custer County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Crain Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sadie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Signal Butte [Rosebud County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Butte
      • Signal Butte [Rosebud County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Crain Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wood Place [Rosebud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Place
      • Wood Place [Rosebud County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Crain Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood Place

How Far From Crain Place 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 Crain Place to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Forsyth, which is the Seat of Rosebud County and lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Crain Place to Forsyth, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 274 miles [441 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,560 miles [2,510.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 61 days and walking would take 89 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,543 miles [10,529.9 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 7,310 miles [11,764.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,287 miles [8,508.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crain Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crain Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0439, Longitude: -106.3100       In this case, the coordinates for Crain Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Crain Place 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 327.961 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 327.364 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 317.873 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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