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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 Travers Manor, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Travers Manor 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 Travers Manor:
    • 43.082222, -73.815833
    • 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 Travers Manor
  • 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 Travers Manor ...

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.

  • Birch Run
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Run
    • Birch Run lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birch Run
  • Deer Run
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
    • Deer Run lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
  • Evergreen Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen Point
    • Evergreen Point lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Point
  • Factory Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Factory Village
    • Factory Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Factory Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Factory Village
  • Geyser Crest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geyser Crest
    • Geyser Crest lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geyser Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geyser Crest
  • Geyser Gates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geyser Gates
    • Geyser Gates lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geyser Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geyser Gates
  • Gilbert Corners
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert Corners
    • Gilbert Corners lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert Corners
  • Greenfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Travers Manor.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
  • Heritage Manor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Manor
    • Heritage Manor lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Manor
  • Independence Square
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence Square
    • Independence Square lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence Square
  • Milton Center
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton Center
    • Milton Center lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton Center
  • Pages Corner
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pages Corner
    • Pages Corner lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pages Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pages Corner
  • Waters Edge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waters Edge
    • Waters Edge lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waters Edge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waters Edge
  • Wood Knolls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Knolls
    • Wood Knolls lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Travers Manor.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Knolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood Knolls

How Far From Travers Manor 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 Travers Manor to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Ballston Spa, which is the Seat of Saratoga County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Travers Manor to Albany, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 334 miles [537.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 13 days and walking would take 19 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,590 miles [8,996.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,306 miles [10,148.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,181 miles [6,728.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>

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

The official website for Saratoga County: www.co.saratoga.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- Travers Manor) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Travers Manor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0822, Longitude: -73.8158       In this case, the coordinates for Travers Manor 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 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.
<4>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 Travers Manor to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.548 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.46 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.476 degrees.




 

 

 

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