10 secluded Islands with pristine natureBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/10-secluded-islands-with-pristine-nature
In 1704, the Scottish sailor Alexander Selkirk on demand were planted on the island of Mas-a-Tierra. On it he lived for the next 4 years, and his story was the basis of the novel by Daniel Defoe "Robinson Crusoe". Will you decide now to follow the example of a sailor and retire on the island will have to seriously step it up in search of a sushi: 1877, on the island of Mas-a-Tierra began to reside people, and after 1966 it was renamed to the island of Robinson Crusoe, he rushed the hordes of tourists.
Find a land where no foot of man, of course, is unlikely to succeed, but to meet the pristine nature and visit isolated place from civilization — it is feasible. We found 10 secluded Islands, where at least even for a couple of hours, you can feel like a real Robinson.
This group of Islands, located South of the South island of New Zealand. If someone here once lived, it is happening somewhere in the 13-14 age — this age archaeologists have evaluated findings from Enderby island, which, according to them, belonged to the Polynesian settlements. At the moment the Islands have no permanent inhabitants, and the only visitors of the site are of a scientific expedition.
On the Islands are quite harsh climate, and the temperature is kept at around + 5-7 ° C in the summer sometimes rising to 11-15 ° C. But even in such circumstances, it is possible to survive, which confirms the experience of explorers of the late 19th and early 20th century, which has repeatedly suffered in this area shipwreck and over a long period lived on the Islands of the archipelago.
Almost untouched nature, it is possible to find on the archipelago Ang Thong, which is located about 30 km from Koh Samui. Untouched she was as long as 40 Islands of the archipelago are not included in the national Park, Mu Ko Ang Thong and began to carry tourists. But despite this, all the Islands, except for one, remain uninhabited. The population is only on the island of Koh Palua. Live there are sea Gypsies, who make their living solely by fishing.
The island is located approximately 20 kilometers South-East of Lord Howe island. Stone spire with a height of 562 metres, is the remnant of an ancient volcano that formed about 7 million years ago. Ball's pyramid is considered to be one of the most isolated Islands in the world stone.
Since 1965, the island was chosen by climbers. The conquest of the summit continued until 1982, while Australian authorities have banned climbers to visit the island. In 1986, the island is closed to the public, and to land on the rock, you need a special permit.
A volcanic island in the Pacific ocean — the most remote and isolated province of Costa Rica. It is located in 523 km from its Western coast. This is a piece of wildlife of 24 sq km, which were filmed some scenes of "Jurassic Park", and the pirates hid their treasures. In order to preserve the biological diversity and unique nature of the island made it a reserve.
Although the island is uninhabited, several people are still there. Permanently on the island live the Rangers who monitor the Park and give the tourists permission to go ashore.
All the Islands except the largest island of the archipelago of the Canton, on which the lives of 31 people uninhabited. After their discovery in the 19th century on the Islands for some time, was mined guano. Such activities have caused damage to the flora and fauna, and the workers made the permanent inhabitants of the island of Polynesian rats. In 2008, the island was given the status of protected landscape area. Now the Phoenix Islands — the world's largest marine reserve with an area of 410 500 sq km In 2010 the island was included in the List of UNESCO world heritage site.
The group is part of the Mamanuca Islands is considered to be one of the most popular tourist areas of Fiji. The archipelago consists of 20 and many of them placed the resorts, but few Islands remain uninhabited. This is due mainly to the lack of drinking water sources. The most famous desert island in the group — a tiny thrill seekers where they filmed "the Outcast".
The largest uninhabited island in the South Pacific is an area of land with an area of 118 sq. km. for Many years the island was inhabited by the indigenous population, but almost 200 years ago, they left it, having moved to other Islands. Now the island is used as a tourist attraction, and for the few willing to stay alone with nature here built thatched huts.
The Maldives is made up of roughly 1190 coral Islands. About 200 of them are inhabited by Maldivians. About 100 were built with luxury hotels. Other Islands remain uninhabited, which gives the opportunity to almost every resort to offer a Desert Island, when the guests are taken to the nearest desert island.
It is the second largest Atoll in the world after the Christmas Island. The island is a nature reserve of world importance. The island is inhabited by a unique population of giant tortoises. In 1982, the Aldabra Atoll was added to the world heritage List of UNESCO. The island is one of the few remaining on the planet, coral atolls, which are practically not affected by civilization.
The island is covered with dense vegetation, resembling air fungi, are the main attraction of Palau. They are famous for their beaches and clear blue lagoons. Most of them only inhabited by rare birds and animals.