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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 Southeast Owasco, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Southeast Owasco 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 Southeast Owasco:
    • 42.758403, -76.459381
    • 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 Southeast Owasco
  • 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 Southeast Owasco ...

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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade
    • Cascade lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Southeast Owasco.
    • 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
  • Edgewater
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewater
    • Edgewater lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewater
  • Goosetree
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goosetree
    • Goosetree lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goosetree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goosetree
  • Gregory Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory Landing
    • Gregory Landing lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory Landing
  • Indian Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Cove
    • Indian Cove lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Cove
  • Kelloggsville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelloggsville
    • Kelloggsville lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Southeast Owasco.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelloggsville
  • Little Hollow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Hollow
    • Little Hollow lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Hollow
  • Locke
  • Pine Hollow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Hollow
    • Pine Hollow lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Hollow
  • Poplar Ridge
  • Toll Gate Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toll Gate Corners
    • Toll Gate Corners lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Southeast Owasco.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toll Gate Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toll Gate Corners

How Far From Southeast Owasco to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Southeast Owasco to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Auburn, which is the Seat of Cayuga County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Southeast Owasco to Auburn, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 136 miles [218.9 km] to the east (E). 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 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 268 miles [431.3 km] to the south (S). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,711 miles [9,191 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,431 miles [10,349.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,306 miles [6,929.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Cayuga County: www.co.cayuga.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Southeast Owasco) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southeast Owasco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7584, Longitude: -76.4594       In this case, the coordinates for Southeast Owasco 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 Southeast Owasco 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 307.221 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.29 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.865 degrees.




 

 

 

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