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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 Lanark, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lanark and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Lanark:
    • 48.143076, -104.357448
    • 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 Lanark
  • 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 Lanark ...

We have found thirteen communities that share the name Lanark.

There is one other community in Montana which is also named Lanark.

Beyond Montana, we know of another eleven communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these eleven communities, ten are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Lanark, we know of another community located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Located In Montana ...
    • Dawson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Lanark [Dawson County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Bradley County
      • This Lanark is located in Bradley County and lies 1,187 miles [1,910.3 km]<2> to the southeast of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradley County community of Lanark.
    • Idaho
      • Bear Lake County
      • This Lanark is located in Bear Lake County and lies 530 miles [853 km]<2> to the southwest of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bear Lake County community of Lanark.
    • Illinois
      • Carroll County
      • This Lanark is located in Carroll County and lies 819 miles [1,318.1 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Lanark.
    • Kansas
      • Pawnee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Lanark [Pawnee County].
    • New Mexico
      • Dona Ana County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Mexico community of Lanark [Dona Ana County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Lanark lies 1,982 miles [3,189.7 km]<2> to the east of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
    • Ontario
      • This Lanark lies 1,337 miles [2,151.7 km]<2> to the east of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lehigh County
      • This Lanark is located in Lehigh County and lies 1,510 miles [2,430.1 km]<2> to the east of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lehigh County community of Lanark.
    • Texas
      • Cass County
      • This Lanark is located in Cass County and lies 1,160 miles [1,866.8 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Lanark.
    • West Virginia
      • Raleigh County
      • This Lanark is located in Raleigh County and lies 1,363 miles [2,193.5 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Lanark that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Raleigh County community of Lanark.
    • Wisconsin
      • Portage County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Lanark [Portage County].
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Scotland
      • Distance: 3,929 miles [6,323.1 km]<2> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lanark ...

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.

  • Blair [Roosevelt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair
    • Blair [Roosevelt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Lanark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blair
  • Cartwright [McKenzie County]
  • Homestead [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead
    • Homestead [Sheridan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Lanark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead
  • Marley [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marley
    • Marley [Williams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Lanark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marley
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Lake
      • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Lanark
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medicine Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medicine Lake<5>
    • Ridgelawn [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgelawn
      • Ridgelawn [Richland County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Lanark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgelawn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgelawn
    • Rock Crossing [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Crossing
      • Rock Crossing [Sheridan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Lanark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Crossing
    • Slab Crossing [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slab Crossing
      • Slab Crossing [Roosevelt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Lanark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slab Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slab Crossing

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Wolf Point, which is the Seat of Roosevelt County and lies 59 miles [95 km]<2> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Lanark to Wolf Point, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 373 miles [600.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,498 miles [2,410.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 59 days and walking would take 86 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,371 miles [10,253.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,139 miles [11,489.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,118 miles [8,236.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Lanark could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lanark) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lanark. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1431, Longitude: -104.3574       In this case, the coordinates for Lanark have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lanark, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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 Lanark to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 326.531 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 325.945 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.323 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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