Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from May Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- May Creek) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in May Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.3486, Longitude: -142.6933 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for May Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).