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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 East Wenatchee Bench, we use the following websites to find information relevant to East Wenatchee Bench 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 East Wenatchee Bench:
    • 47.425683, -120.281182
    • 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 East Wenatchee Bench
  • 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 East Wenatchee Bench ...

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.

  • Appleyard [Chelan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleyard
    • Appleyard [Chelan County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of East Wenatchee Bench
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleyard
  • Monitor [Chelan County]
  • Olds [Chelan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olds
    • Olds [Chelan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of East Wenatchee Bench
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olds have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olds
  • Rock Island [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Island
    • Rock Island [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of East Wenatchee Bench
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,310 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Island<2>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Sunny Hill [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Hill
      • Sunny Hill [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of East Wenatchee Bench
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Hill
    • Sunnyslope [Chelan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyslope
      • Sunnyslope [Chelan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of East Wenatchee Bench
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyslope have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyslope
    • Terrace Park [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Park
      • Terrace Park [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of East Wenatchee Bench
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace Park
    • Voltage [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Voltage
      • Voltage [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of East Wenatchee Bench
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Voltage have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Voltage

How Far From East Wenatchee Bench 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 East Wenatchee Bench to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in East Wenatchee Bench and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Waterville, which is the Seat of Douglas County and lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from East Wenatchee Bench to Waterville, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 125 miles [201.2 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,225 miles [3,580.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 87 days and walking would take 127 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,752 miles [10,866.3 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 7,516 miles [12,095.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,618 miles [9,041.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

Mentions & References for East Wenatchee Bench

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywa.net/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Wenatchee Bench) 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 East Wenatchee Bench. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East Wenatchee BenchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Wenatchee Bench. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4257, Longitude: -120.2812       In this case, the coordinates for East Wenatchee Bench have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 East Wenatchee Bench 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 339.17 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 340.444 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 326.431 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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