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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 Daniel Junction, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Daniel Junction 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 Daniel Junction:
    • 42.891450, -110.074372
    • 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 Daniel Junction
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Sublette County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Sublette County
  • 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 Daniel Junction ...

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.

  • Big Piney [Sublette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Piney
    • Big Piney [Sublette County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Daniel Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Piney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Piney<2>
  • Big Sandy [Sublette County]
  • Boulder [Sublette County]
  • Daniel [Sublette County]
  • Halfway [Sublette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfway
    • Halfway [Sublette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Daniel Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfway

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

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

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    • Pinedale, which is the Seat of Sublette County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Daniel Junction to Pinedale, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Cheyenne, which is the State Capital of Wyoming, lies 295 miles [474.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,734 miles [2,790.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,824 miles [10,982.2 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 7,593 miles [12,219.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,573 miles [8,968.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Sublette County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.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 from Point A (ie- Daniel Junction) 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 Daniel Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Daniel JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daniel Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8914, Longitude: -110.0744    
<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 Daniel Junction 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 330.683 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.217 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.516 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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