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Points and Poles of Inaccessibility in South America.

If you are looking for the Pole of Inaccessibility for the entire South American continent, please see here.

South American Pole of Inaccessibility

South American Pole of Inaccessibility

The Point of Inaccessibility for South America is in the Arenápolis municipality of Matto Grosso state in the western part of Brazil. The exact location of the South American PIA is determined to be at: Latitude: 14°3’0″N Longitude: 56°51’0″W Distance from sea: 940 miles The coordinates were calculated by Garcia-Castellanos & Lombardo in 2007 and published in the Scottish Geographical Journal. Map of South American Pole of Inaccessibility The first recorded visit belongs to the Turner Twins, from Devon in the United Kingdom, who…

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