The most distant islands of the world
• The most distant islands of the world
Modern man is no longer surprising travel. Borders remain more or less open, in the presence of the stock of money, you can go anywhere. In fact, it is only an appearance. Our planet is so great that its remote corners have the opportunity to attend a special state of the expedition. Here, for example, 7 of the most remote islands of civilization, each of which could be the perfect home for the modern Robinson Crusoe.
The tiny French island lies 450 km from Madagascar. Above sea level, it rises only some 7 meters - oceanographers argue that a couple of decades, and the island is completely gone under water.
All fifty islanders are descended from mutineers from a merchant ship, arrived here in 1790. The company they were funny Tahitians, knows how the course brought on a remote piece of land.
A thousand kilometers away from Java and two thousand on the coast of Australia. Cocos Islands are a collection of 27 coral atolls, which freely accommodate as many as six hundred people. Charles Darwin noted the atolls, which brought him a lot of evidence of the theory of evolution.
St George Island
United States of America
Here drags proud existence, one of the largest communities of Aleutians. However, the Indians can hardly be called true owners of this land: the hordes of seals and a couple of million seabirds come under this designation to a much greater extent.
The southernmost island of the Svalbard archipelago looks like a real stronghold of native bleak beauty of the Norwegian land. There is almost no one: 178 square kilometers accounts for about 20 successive ministers of local weather stations.
Floreana is part of a large array of the Galapagos Islands. This small piece of land is located a hundred kilometers from Ecuador. Floreana population of a hundred people, there is one phone and one hotel, which sees one lodger once a year.
If you love penguins, then Macquarie - an island of your dreams. However, there is one slight complication - an island located in the whole thousand kilometers from New Zealand. Macquarie is controlled by the government of Tasmania and is home to fifty people.