Seventeen thousand two hundred and twenty seven feet and two castilian rods

Charcoal on pinewood, paper, glass, thirty-six grams of salt
24×83,5 cm

The Castilian measures system is prior to the international system and is based on the human dimensions and its work capacity. 17,227 feet and two rods is the distance which I perceive my own horizon if I place myself standing at sea level.  The 36 grams of salt hidden in a glass are the average concentration of salt per liter existing in the Atlantic Ocean.