What's The Absolute Farthest You Can Get On Planet Earth From Any Other Human Beings?


Tom Hale

Senior Journalist

clockDec 15 2016, 21:14 UTC

Deep In the Pacific Ocean on Google Earth

Ringing phones, bills to pay, screaming kids- some days you need to get away. Not just a weekend break or a holiday, but as far away from humans as possible. RealLifeLore have created a video travel guide for doing just that.

Take the volcanic islands of Tristan Da Cunha in the south Atlantic Ocean, over 2,400 kilometers (1,500 miles) from South Africa. This is the most remote point on the globe which is inhabited by humans, albeit only 264 of them. Unfortunately, there's no airport there.


But if that’s still not good enough for you, head for Point Nemo. The Latin translation of means “no one” and also references Jules Verne's Captain Nemo character. Nemo a point in the vast open Pacific Ocean which is 2,689 kilometers (1,671 miles) away from the nearest person - making it the most remote place on Earth. There's no land there, so you would most likely just have to sit in a dingy out the endless sea. It's so remote that if you reached it, the nearest person to you is probably the astronauts on the International Space Station, if they so happened to be above you at that time. Even shipping routes don’t cross over there. In fact, the fastest time any person has reached that point is 15 days,10 hours, and 37 minutes. 


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