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15 of the most remote places on Earth

By: Angela Nelson on March 2, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Tristan de Cunha

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Tristan Da Cunha

The volcanic island of Tristan Da Cunha in the south Atlantic Ocean has the honor of being the most remote point on Earth inhabited by humans — although there are only 270 of them. There's no airport on Tristan Da Cunha, which is both the name of the island chain and the name of the main island in the chain. The tiny 38-square-mile island is 1,750 miles from South Africa, and traveling there by boat can take nearly three weeks.

Take a tour of the island and meet some residents in this video: