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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 North Browning, we use the following websites to find information relevant to North Browning 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 North Browning:
    • 48.570251, -113.009529
    • 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 North Browning
  • 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 North Browning ...

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.

  • Bison [Glacier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bison
    • Bison [Glacier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of North Browning
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bison
  • Blackfoot [Glacier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackfoot
    • Blackfoot [Glacier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of North Browning
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackfoot
  • False Summit [Glacier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for False Summit
    • False Summit [Glacier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of North Browning
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for False Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on False Summit
  • Family [Glacier County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Family
    • Family [Glacier County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of North Browning
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Family have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Gunsight [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunsight
      • Gunsight [Glacier County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of North Browning
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunsight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunsight
    • Kiowa [Glacier County]
    • Rising Sun [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rising Sun
      • Rising Sun [Glacier County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of North Browning
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rising Sun
    • Star [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
      • Star [Glacier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of North Browning
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
    • Sundance [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance
      • Sundance [Glacier County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of North Browning
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Cut Bank, which is the Seat of Glacier County and lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from North Browning to Cut Bank, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 144 miles [231.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,894 miles [3,048.1 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 74 days and walking would take 108 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,545 miles [10,533.2 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 7,313 miles [11,769.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,357 miles [8,621.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Browning. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Browning) 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 North Browning. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North BrowningOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Browning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5703, Longitude: -113.0095       In this case, the coordinates for North Browning 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 North Browning 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 333.323 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.772 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.631 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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