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Point Nemo

Point Nemo

Point Nemo, also known as the Oceanic Pole of Inaccessibility, holds the distinction of being the farthest point from any landmass on Earth. It is the opposite of all the other PIAs which are the furthest from the ocean in any direction. This remote point lies in the South Pacific Ocean and is named after Captain Nemo, the sailor from Jules Verne’s famous novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. As For all the other Poles we have taken the…

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Jamaica

Jamaica

The Jamaican Point of Inaccessibility is on the side of a steep hill in Mile Gulley in the Pine Hills of Manchester Parish. The exact location of the Jamaican POI is: These coordinates were calculated by Chris Brown in November 2023. Mapped Location of Jamaica Point of Inaccessibility Getting to the Jamaican Point of Inaccessibility Our journey to the Jamaican Point of Inaccessibility started from a resort on the South coast.  For some reason none of the hire car companies…

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Hungary

Hungary

The Hungarian Point of Inaccessibility can be found at the following coordinates These coordinates were calculated by Miso for Chris Brown in August 2022. Mapped Location of Hungarian Point of Inaccessibility The POI for Hungary, which makes it the most-Hungarian point in Magyarország, is in a farmer’s field just 12km west of Szolnok. Szolnok is situated on the banks of the Tisza river and is the county seat of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county in central Hungary – the heart of the Great…

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Serbia

Serbia

The Serbian Point of Inaccessibility can be found at the following coordinates These coordinates were calculated by Miso for Chris Brown in August 2022. Mapped Location of Serbian Point of Inaccessibility The POI for Serbia, which makes it the most-Serbian point in Srbija, is adjacent to an Othodox church and cemetery, near the village of Pajazitovo in the municipality of Aerodrom. It lies approximately 105km South of the capital, Belgrade. Journey to the Serbian Point of Inaccessibility Driving to the…

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Slovenia

Slovenia

The Slovenian Point of Inaccessibility can be found at the following coordinates These coordinates were calculated by Miso for Chris Brown in August 2022. Mapped Location of Slovenia Point of Inaccessibility The POI for Slovenia is found on a fairly steep hillside between Vrzdenec and Smrečje in the Vrhnika province, around 25km west of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Journey to the Slovenia Point of Inaccessibility It will take you around 40 minutes to drive from the centre of Ljubljana…

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Croatia

Croatia

The Croatian Point of Inaccessibility can be found at the following coordinates These coordinates were calculated by Miso for Chris Brown in August 2022. Mapped Location of Croatia Point of Inaccessibility The Croatian POI is found in a small village called Mostari around 55km East of Zagreb. It is easily accessed by car along the E70 and Ž3041. The exact point lies in the back garden of a private residence, but you can get pretty close by walking around 50m…

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Antarctic POI – Second Expedition

Antarctic POI – Second Expedition

The second expedition followed the basic plan from the first expedition in most aspects. The aim was still to use a Twin Otter aircraft to get us from Wolf’s Fang ice runway to the Southern Pole of Inaccessibility and back via some pre-loaded fuel dumps at 78° and 83°. The biggest difference in the planning was to remove two PAX from the aircraft, which had a double effect of reducing ‘dead’ weight and allowing us to replace that ullage with…

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South Africa

South Africa

The South African Point of Inaccessibility lies the Great Karoo, a semi-desert plateau in Western Cape province with an annual rainfall of around 50-250mm. Latitude: 30° 14.5080‘S Longitude: 23° 18.5952‘E These coordinates were calculated by Miso in July 2019. Mapped Location of the South African Point of Inaccessibility The ZA Pole of Inaccessibility is approximately 45km North North West of Britstown and small farming town with a population of just 5,000, in the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality, Emthanjeni Local…

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Cyprus

Cyprus

The Cypriot Point of Inaccessibility isn’t the best part of this beautiful island, but for pole hunters it can be found at: Latitude: 35° 2.2865‘N Longitude: 33° 14.5859‘E These coordinates were calculated by Chris Brown in September 2022. Mapped Location of Cyprus’ Point of Inaccessibility The Cyprus Pole of Inaccessibility lies in the northern part of the Greek section of Cyprus, between the A1 and E903. The closest villages are Politiko and Episkopeio. Whilst the precise location of the pole…

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Australian Pole of Inaccessibility

Australian Pole of Inaccessibility

The Australia Point of Inaccessibility is approximately 175km West Northwest of the town of Alice Springs in the Australian Northern Territory, using the Haversine formula to calculate the distance. By road, it is around 230km from Alice Springs, the ‘Capital’ of the Australian Outback, via the Stuart Highway, Tanami Road and Kintore Road. The exact location of the Australasian PIA is determined to be at: Latitude: 23°10.2’S Longitude: 132°16.2’E Distance from sea: 577 miles (928km) The coordinates were calculated by Garcia-Castellanos & Lombardo…

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