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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 New Rockport Colony, we use the following websites to find information relevant to New Rockport Colony 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 New Rockport Colony:
    • 47.863567, -112.023623
    • 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 New Rockport Colony
  • 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 New Rockport Colony ...

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.

  • Brady [Pondera County]
  • Diamond Valley [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Valley
    • Diamond Valley [Teton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of New Rockport Colony
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Valley
  • Golden Ridge [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden Ridge
    • Golden Ridge [Teton County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of New Rockport Colony
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden Ridge
  • Gordon [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
    • Gordon [Cascade County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of New Rockport Colony
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
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    • Greenfield [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Teton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of New Rockport Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Liberty Center [Teton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Center
      • Liberty Center [Teton County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of New Rockport Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Center have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Power [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Power
      • Power [Teton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of New Rockport Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Power have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Power
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Power<2>
    • Sun River [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun River
      • Sun River [Cascade County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of New Rockport Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun River have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun River<2>

How Far From New Rockport Colony 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 New Rockport Colony to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Choteau, which is the Seat of Teton County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 87 miles [140 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from New Rockport Colony to Helena, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,843 miles [2,966 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 105 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,567 miles [10,568.6 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 7,336 miles [11,806.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,366 miles [8,635.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Teton County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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- New Rockport Colony) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Rockport Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8636, Longitude: -112.0236       In this case, the coordinates for New Rockport Colony have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 New Rockport Colony 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 332.509 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.776 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.104 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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