Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in South Shore Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Shore Park) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Shore Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4654, Longitude: -92.1160 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for South Shore Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).