Place a square grid on a round planet

Geometry Level 3

A survey team is working on a flat level area. They start their measurements from a position on the 50TH parallel i.e. their latitude is 50 deg North. They measure 24 miles due North, then 24 miles due West, then 24 miles due South, and finally 24 mile due East.

What is the position of the end point with respect to the starting point?

Assume the earth’s radius is 3959 miles.

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