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Points and Poles of Inaccessibility for countries in Asia.

Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Easter Island lies about 3,500km from Chile, who annexed the Island in 1888.  It is one of the World’s remotest islands, being more than 2,000km from the nearest island of Pitcairn. The indigenous name for Easter Island is Rapa Nui The Point of Inaccessibility, or centre of Easter Island, lies at: These coordinates were calculated by Chris Brown in February 2024. Map of Easter Island’s Point of Inaccessibility Easter Island is known for its giant monolithic head carvings, which are…

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Hard Rock Island (Maldives)

Hard Rock Island (Maldives)

The Hard Rock Island Point of Inaccessibility Isn’t the best part of the island, and can be found at: Latitude: 4°07’25.9″N Longitude: 73°28’22.2″E These coordinates were calculated by Chris Brown in November 2020. Map of Hard Rock Island’s Point of Inaccessibility The Hard Rock Maldives is a private island and luxury beach resort about 15 minutes in a speedboat from Malé airport tucked away in the beautiful Emboodhoo Lagoon.  There’s not much by way of exploration to do once you’ve…

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