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The distance is interesting from my perspective as one might see an imperial connection as Google Earth says its some 14.66 miles and given the + or - of some feet you might think it could have been 14.66666666667 miles as 44 / 3 = 14.666666666666.
4 degrees is 277.777r miles being 1466666.666r imperial feet.
The elephant in the mathematical room of smoke & mirrors, is the subtle context in application thereof with real Earth science.1440'min. ÷ 360° = 4'min. of arc respective the horizon...