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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 Omans, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Omans 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 Omans:
    • 47.601971, -118.079074
    • 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 Omans
  • 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 Omans ...

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.

  • Bluestem [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluestem
    • Bluestem [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Omans
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluestem
  • Deep Creek [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Creek
    • Deep Creek [Spokane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Omans
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Creek
  • Downs [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downs
    • Downs [Lincoln County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Omans
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downs
  • Earl [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earl
    • Earl [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Omans
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earl
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fishtrap [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishtrap
      • Fishtrap [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Omans
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishtrap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishtrap
    • Little Falls [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
      • Little Falls [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Omans
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
    • Long Lake [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake
      • Long Lake [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Omans
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake
    • Medical Lake [Spokane County]
    • Seven Bays [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Bays
      • Seven Bays [Lincoln County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Omans
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Bays
    • Silver Lake [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
      • Silver Lake [Spokane County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Omans
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Lake

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Davenport, which is the Seat of Lincoln County and lies just to the Northwest.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 228 miles [366.9 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Omans to Olympia, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,122 miles [3,415 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 83 days and walking would take 121 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,703 miles [10,787.4 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 7,469 miles [12,020.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,550 miles [8,931.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Lincoln County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Omans) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Omans. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OmansOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Omans. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6020, Longitude: -118.0791    
<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 Omans 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 337.375 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.375 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.988 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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