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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 Spencer Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spencer Estates 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 Spencer Estates:
    • 40.845278, -73.821111
    • 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 Spencer Estates
  • 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 Spencer Estates ...

We have found one communities that share the name Spencer Estates.

Within New York, the name Spencer Estates is unique.

Beyond New York, there is another community also named Spencer Estates in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Spencer Estates is located in Davis County and lies 1,972 miles [3,173.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Spencer Estates that is located in Bronx County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Spencer Estates.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spencer Estates ...

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.

  • Bird Grove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bird Grove
    • Bird Grove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bird Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bird Grove
  • City Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City Island
    • City Island lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City Island
  • Hunts Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunts Point
    • Hunts Point lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunts Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunts Point
  • Isle of San Souci
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle of San Souci
    • Isle of San Souci lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isle of San Souci have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle of San Souci
  • Kings Bridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Bridge
    • Kings Bridge lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Bridge
  • Kings Point
  • Locust Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Point
    • Locust Point lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Spencer Estates.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Point
  • Residence Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Residence Park
    • Residence Park lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Residence Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Residence Park
  • Rosedale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
    • Rosedale lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Spencer Estates.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
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    • Silver Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Beach
      • Silver Beach lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Spencer Estates.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Beach
    • Throgs Neck
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Throgs Neck
      • Throgs Neck lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Spencer Estates.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Throgs Neck
    • Unionport
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionport
      • Unionport lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Spencer Estates.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionport
    • University Heights
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Heights
      • University Heights lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Spencer Estates.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Heights
    • Woodlawn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Spencer Estates.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn
    • Woodside
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodside
      • Woodside lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Spencer Estates.
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodside

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

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

  • Bronx, which is the Seat of Bronx County, lies just to the West.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 125 miles [201.2 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Spencer Estates to Albany, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 217 miles [349.2 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,680 miles [9,141.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,386 miles [10,277.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,263 miles [6,860.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spencer Estates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spencer Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8453, Longitude: -73.8211       In this case, the coordinates for Spencer Estates 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 Spencer Estates 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 305.819 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.399 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.524 degrees.




 

 

 

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