Added on: 24th Mar 2015
This small mining town of barely a thousand residents sits isolated
along the shores of a high alpine lake.
CAPE YORK PENINSULA, AUSTRALIA
One of the largest swaths of undeveloped land in the world,
there is only one unpaved road leading into this place.
This extremely remote island is thousands of miles from basically
any substantial landmass. It only has 50 inhabitants and
ships only arrive every few months.
This town located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is so hard
to access that mail is still delivered by mule.
KORYAK OKRUG, SIBERIA
This place is so sparsely populated that when a 7.7 magnitude
earthquake struck the region in 2006 there were no casualties.
CHANG TANG, TIBET
When a Swedish explorer crossed this peninsula he reported not
seeing a single person for over 2 months.
Although these days it is not as isolated as some of the other places,
its historical remoteness have led to some crazy plant
and animal species.
This small Siberian village holds the record for being the coldest
permanently inhabited places on Earth at −69.2 °C (−93 °F).
THE FJORDS ON BAFFIN ISLAND
Canada’s biggest island has more glaciers than inhabitants.