Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Takshak. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Takshak) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Takshak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.9578, Longitude: -162.1769 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Takshak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).