Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Cardon.
This page contains six sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Cardon, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cardon and the surrounding area.
- 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 Cardon:
- 41.824651, -111.844390
- 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 Cardon
- 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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Cardon ...
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.
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Beaverdam [Box Elder County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Beaverdam
Cache lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Cache
- Cache Junction
Cache Junction lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Cache Junction
Cornish lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Cornish
Cove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Cove
Greenville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Greenville
Nibley lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Nibley
Peter lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Peter
Providence lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Providence
- Quigley Crossing
Quigley Crossing lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Cardon
- Link to Google Map centered on Quigley Crossing
How Far From Cardon 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 Cardon to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Cardon and extending to:
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Logan, which is the Seat of Cache County and lies just to the South.
Salt Lake City, which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 73 miles [117.5 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Cardon to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<1> per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<1> per hour would take most of three days.
The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,829 miles [2,943.5 km]<1> to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,932 miles [11,156 km]<1> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<4>
The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,701 miles [12,393.6 km]<1> and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,687 miles [9,152.3 km]<1> and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
Other Roadside Stops ...
Visit our Community Index for Utah
About Cache County
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cardon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
|<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 from Point A (ie- Cardon) to Point B.|
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cardon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8247, Longitude: -111.8444 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Cardon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
|<2>||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.|
|<3>||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 Cardon to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.|
|<4>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.984 degrees.|
|<5>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.647 degrees.|
|<6>||The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.657 degrees.||