75 of the Most Remote Islands in the World You Might Never Set Foot On

75. Ebeye Island – Republic of Marshall Islands

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Ebeye. Part of Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. “Kwaj” is the United States’ largest missile firing range army installation in the world. Many Marshallese who live on Ebeye work on Kwaj, and take a boat back and forth every day for work. With a population somewhere between 11 and 15,000, Ebeye, as you can see is only about 89 acres. There are a lot of people living on a very small amount of land with little area left to develop or expand. Further, half the population are under 18 years old and only about half in school. The predictions around sea level rise for this island are grim at best. I see the youth on this island as the ones who will eventually be tasked with a very challenging reality around climate change and migration. They will be the future Leaders for their families and communities. They will chart their own futures. ❤️ I woke up this morning and realized this time next week, I’ll be waking up in Ebeye. This same day next week is Day 1 of the Marine Science field camp I’m leading for 40 high school students participating in the Spartan Summer Camp program. Learning about and connecting to the ocean is about SO much more than science – it’s about experiencing a sense of deep connection, possibility and purpose. Besides learning all about marine science, we will also be learning about ourselves next week. How can we find purpose in our lives, and in our communities? What does it look and feel like to be an inspiring leader? What kind of future do we want to create? #letsdothis #firsttimeforeverything #pilotprogram #ebeye #kwajalein #kwaj #marshallislands #youth #development #capacitybuilding #empowerment #youthempowerment #marinescience #marineeducation #ocean #purpose #identity #personalgrowth #community #grateful #kommoltata #mahalokeakua PC: @anjojokabua thank you for the beautiful shot Anjo 🙌🏼🙏🏼

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74. The Shetland Islands, Scotland

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Foquitas…

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73. Pico Island, Azores

72. Chinijo Archipelago – Spain

71. Christmas Island

70. Easter Island

69. Surtsey – Iceland

68. North Sentinel Island – India

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🏝Isla Sentinel del Norte, India➡ Gracias a las imágenes de satélite y a los viajes en avión quedan pocos sitios en el mundo que no se conozcan. Esta isla, situada en la bahía de Bengal, podríamos decir que es casi desconocida. Cubierta por un denso bosque, este miembro de las islas Adaman es habitada por un pequeño grupo de personas que evitan el contacto con el mundo exterior. La tribu isleña vive un estilo de vida de subsistencia. Debido al tupido follaje, es imposible verles desde el aire. A través de los años ha habido varios intentos de contactar con ellos pero suelen tirar piedras y disparar flechas a los helicópteros y barcos que se acercan demasiado a la isla. Hace unos años, dos pescadores indios fueron asesinados por esta tribu cuando se encontraban cerca de la costa. En 1981 la nave de carga Primrose naufragó en la isla y los indígenas rodearon el buque, intentando el asalto a ese en varias ocasiones. Tras pasar una semana haciendo lo que podían con hachas de bombero y pistolas de bengalas, la tripulación fue rescatada con helicóptero. Los sentinelenses han desmantelado parte del buque (se puede apreciar desde Google Earth) puede que para usar el metal para construir nuevas lanchas y flechas. #northsentinelisland #islasentineldelnorte #brujuladelviajero

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67. North Brother Island – New York City

66. Calvert Island – Canada

65. Dry Tortugas – USA

64. Xisha Islands – China

63. Sable Island – Canada

62. Lord Howe Island, Australia

61. Heimaey, Iceland

60. Lofoten Islands – Norway

59. Moorea Island

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58. Battleship Island – Japan

57. Montserrat

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Montserrat Volcano Steam and cloud on a beauty day

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56. Aitutaki – The Cook Islands

55. Tuamoto

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#rangiroa #Tuamotu

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54. Great Skellig – Ireland

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Abendrot auf Skellig Michael, einer kleinen Felseninsel vor der Südwestküste Irlands. Vom 6. bis zum 12. Jahrhundert entsagten hier die Mönche unter spartanischsten Bedingungen der Welt. Ihre einfachen Steinhäuser – genannt "Bienenkorbhütten" – errichteten sie in traditioneller Trockenbauweise ohne Mörtel. Touristen, die auf der Iveragh Halbinsel den Kerry-Weg wandern, besuchen die Klosterinsel gerne vom Fischerort Caherdaniel aus – sofern das Wetter es zulässt. ➡️ "Wanderlust! Durch Irlands Südwesten" – jetzt in der Mediathek auf ARTE.TV Bild: Die Bienenkorbhütten der Mönche von Skellig Michael © Peter Cox #SkelligMichael #greatSkellig #Sonnenuntergung #sunset #coucherdusoleil #dusk #brune #Abendrot #Irland #Irlande #Ireland #Insel #Isle #island #Steinhütte #stonehouse #maisonenpierres #Atlantik #Atlantic #Atlantique

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53. South Georgia

52. Mingulay – Scotland

51. Fernando De Noronha – Brazil

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#BomDia #FernandoDeNoronha 🌴

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50. Mykens – Faroe Islands

49. Jan Mayen – Norway

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Green is the new black

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48. Niue Island

47. Saint. Helena

46. Napuka

45. Clipperton Island

44. St. George Island (Alaska)

43. Macquarie Island

42. Uyedineniya Island

41. Rudolf Island – Russia

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40. Laurie Island

39. Campbell Island, New Zealand

38. Tromelin Island

37. Robinson Crusoe Island

36. Iwo Jima

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Iwoto from the sky. Heading home.

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35. Brava, Cape Verde

34. Tristan da Cunha

33. Rapa Iti

32. Howland Island

31. Bouvet Island

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// ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you want to get away from it all, this is the place for you. Get yourself a globe, or an atlas, or Google Earth, and look for Bouvet Island. 🇳🇴 Eventually, you will find it – where the Atlantic Ocean and the Southern Ocean meet (a magnifying glass may be required). Draw a circle around it. Even within a radius of 1000 kilometres, you won’t find another speck of land. Not even a shipping lane. The nearest significant land area is Antarctica 🇦🇶, 1700 kilometres away. The closest human settlement is Tristan da Cunha, which is over 2000 kilometres distant, and is itself not particularly well connected. Cape Town and South Georgia are both 2500 kilometres away. In comparison, the International Space Station seems suburban. Go to Bouvet Island, and you will be the loneliest person on Earth. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bouvet Island is also home to its very own mystery. In 1964, a South African expedition helicoptered, only to find an abandoned lifeboat, half submerged in a lagoon on a low-lying shelf called Nyrøysa on the western side of the island. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The leader, Alan Crawford, wrote: "What drama, we wondered, was attached to this strange discovery. There were no markings to identify its origin or nationality. On the rocks a hundred yards away was a forty-four gallon drum and a pair of oars, with pieces of wood and a copper flotation or buoyancy tank opened out flat for some purpose. Thinking castaways might have landed, we made a brief search but found no human remains. Clearly people had come ashore with very limited supplies, but there was no indication from where they had come, why, and how (if?) they had left." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #island #islands #remote #atlas #map #bouvet #photo #history #exploration #norway #travel #mystery #expedition #ocean #atlantic

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30. Trindade and Martin Vaz

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PARADISE 🐢 🐚 🌋 🌱 #montanhismo #escalada

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29. Raoul Island

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Amazing day and spectacular view up mount moumoukai

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28. Franklin Island

27. Bokak Atoll

26. Tikopia

25. Pukapuka Island

24. Floreana Island

23. Bear Island – Norway

22. Île de la Possession

21. Fangataufa

20. Tarawa, Kiribati

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#KiribatiOfinstagram #Kiribati🇰🇮 capital #Tarawa #RepublicOfKiribati Yüzölçümü: 886 km2 Başkenti: Tarava (22.150) Dil: Kiribatice, İngilizce Din: Hristiyan (Katolik % 53.4, Protestan % 39.2), Metodist, Bahai (% 3.2) Para birimi: 1 Kiribati dolan =100 cent Başlıca kentleri: Bairik Okyanusya’da adalar devletidir. İngiliz Uluslar Topluluğu içinde bir cumhuriyet olan Kiribati, Büyük Okyanus’un batısında 5 milyon km2’lik bir alana yayılmış pek çok ada ve atolden oluşur. Ekvator çizgisi üzerinde, Marshall Adaları’nın güney-güneydoğusuna düşen Kiribati; başlıca 3 gruba ayrılır: #Gilbertislands Adaları (16), #Phoenixislands Adaları (8), #Lineislands Adaları(8) . #Banabaisland da (Eski Okyanus Adası) ülke sınırları içinde kalır. Yüzey Şekilleri; Volkanik etkinlikler sonucunda ortaya çıkan yaklaşık 80 m. yüksekliğindeki Banaba, mercan ve fosfattan oluşmuş bir kütledir. Öteki adalar, ya mercan adalarıdır ya da düzensiz biçimli lagünleri çevreleyen mercan adacıklarının atolleridir. Bu adalar, deniz düzeyinden yalnız 5 m kadar yükseklikte olmalarına karşın, uzaktaki mercan kayalıkları, bunları fırtınalardan korur. #AtollsSeria #KiribatiAtollsSeria #PacificOceanAtollsSeria #TarawaSeria #GilbertislandsSeria #PhoenixislandsSeria #LineislandsSeria #BanabaislandSeria #KiribatiSeria🇰🇮 #KiribatiislandsSeria #PacificOceanislandsSeria #SouthPacificOceanislandsSeria #EquatorislandsSeria #12March2018Seria #12MarchSeria #2018MarchSeria #2018MondaySeria #MondayMarchSeria #MondaySeria

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19. Southern Thule

18. Pitcairn Islands

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🇵🇳 Adamstown (pop. 50) is the only settlement and capital of the Pitcairn Islands, the last British Overseas Territory in the South Pacific. The history of the islands begins with the colonization by Polynesians in the 11th century. They established a culture that flourished for 4 centuries and then vanished. Pitcairn was settled again in 1790 by a group of British mutineers on HMS Bounty and their Tahitians wives. The mutiny on the HMS Bounty occurred in the south Pacific on April 28 1789. Led by Lt. Fletcher Christian, disaffected crewmen seized control of the ship from their captain, Lt. Bligh, and set him and 18 loyalists adrift in the ship's open launch (powered by oars). The mutineers settled on Tahiti and the Pitcairn Island. Bligh meanwhile completed a voyage of more than 3,500 nautical miles (6,500 km) in the launch to reach safety, and began the process of bringing the mutineers to justice. Reached England in April 1790, where upon the Admiralty despatched HMS Pandora to apprehend the mutineers. 14 were captured in Tahiti and imprisoned on board Pandora, which then searched without success for Christian's party that had hidden on Pitcairn Island. They remained undiscovered on Pitcairn until 1808, by which time only 1 mutineer, John Adams, remained alive.  Descendants of the mutineers and their Tahitian consorts live on Pitcairn into the 21st century. They have accepted the view of Bligh as an overbearing monster and Christian as a tragic victim of circumstances. #sateliteglobal #satelliteview #satelliteimage #maps #hmsbounty #pitcairnislands #pitcairn #earthfromabove #earthfromspace #googleearthart #googleearth #adamstown #aerial

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17. Atlasov Island

16. Socorro Island, Philippines

15. Pingelap Island, Micronesia

14. Diego Garcia

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#diegoGarcia #indianocean ❤️

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13. Ascension Island

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@americanair

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12. Île Saint-Paul

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Chaque week-end, des souvenirs de voyage. En 2012, un beau séjour aux Terres Australes sur le Marion Dufresne. Le survol de l'île Saint-Paul était un peu le "clou du spectacle". Ce cratère à demi émergé a abrité un atelier de transformation de langoustes dans les années 1920 et les employés bretons ont été bloqués sur ce caillou pendant près d'un an sans ravitaillement. #igerslareunion #igers #instafrance #igersfrance #france #reunionisland #iledelareunion #landscape #paysage #montagne #moutain #volcan #volcano #taaf #crater #travel #voyage #travelgram #instatravel #travelblog #igtravel #neverstopexploring #kodakmoments #sky #ciel #clouds #cloudporn #traveladdict #extremetravel

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11. Pagan Island

10. St. Kilda, Scotland

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9. Norfolk Island

8. Cocos Islands

7. Annobón Province, Equatorial Guinea

6. Antipodes Islands

5. Peter I island

4. Deception Island – Antarctica

3. Île Amsterdam

2. Semisopochnoi Island

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Tanaga Volcano. A fantastic sight from one of the most remote, unique, and undocumented regions in the world. Thanks @jessfindlay. There's a lot of great interesting information about this area! #Tanaga is a 5,924 foot stratovolcano in the #AleutianRange of Alaska. Nearly on the border of the Eastern Hemisphere and the westernmost point of the Aleutian Islands (click the gray geotag above for exact location!). This is about as far away from the U.S. as you can be while still being in the U.S., or even all of the Americas. There have been three known eruptions since 1763. The most recent was in 1914 and produced lava flows. The volcano sits on #TanagaIsland, part of the archipelago of islands known as the #AleutianIslands. They're a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones that extend into the Pacific Ocean about 1,200 miles westward from the Alaska Peninsula toward the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. The archipelago contains both the westernmost part of the United States by longitude (#AmatignakIsland) and the easternmost by longitude (#SemisopochnoiIsland). The westernmost U.S. island in real terms, however, is #AttuIsland, and sitting just west of there is the International Date Line. Have a great night everybody, I'll be posting some of the Pacific's greatest skylines tomorrow! #PacificStates #AlaskanFriday

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Tanaga Volcano. A fantastic sight from one of the most remote, unique, and undocumented regions in the world.

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