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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 Mid Canon, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mid Canon 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 Mid Canon:
    • 47.132956, -111.888157
    • 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 Mid Canon
  • 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 Mid Canon ...

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.

  • Cascade [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade
    • Cascade [Cascade County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Mid Canon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cascade<3>
  • Craig [Lewis and Clark County]
  • Mike Horse [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mike Horse
    • Mike Horse [Lewis and Clark County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Mid Canon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mike Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Nelson [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
    • Nelson [Lewis and Clark County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Mid Canon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
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    • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Mid Canon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Silver King [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver King
      • Silver King [Lewis and Clark County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Mid Canon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sun River [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun River
      • Sun River [Cascade County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Mid Canon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun River<3>
    • Trinity [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Lewis and Clark County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Mid Canon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vista [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista
      • Vista [Lewis and Clark County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Mid Canon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista
    • Wolf Creek [Lewis and Clark County]

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Great Falls, which is the Seat of Cascade County and lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mid Canon to Great Falls, 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.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,831 miles [2,946.7 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,609 miles [10,636.2 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 7,378 miles [11,873.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,402 miles [8,693.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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About Cascade County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cascade County: www.co.cascade.mt.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Mid Canon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mid Canon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mid CanonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mid Canon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1330, Longitude: -111.8882    
<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 Mid Canon 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 332.37 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.553 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.117 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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