Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Port Protection. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Protection) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Protection. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.3172, Longitude: -133.5981 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Port Protection have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).