The World's Most Isolated Lands and Populations


Interesting.  Useful.  Provocative.

Humans throughout history have pondered their isolation, thinking about faraway lands and distant peoples...  A key question remains: Which lands and peoples are the most isolated? provides an answer.


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Tim Powell, Lead Researcher, Oakton, VA


When not working at his engineering management job and various off-work projects, Tim daydreams about unique cultures and faraway lands.  Occasionally, he has the opportunity to visit one of them. is dedicated to Don Powell: world traveler, geography buff, husband and father of three sons, community leader, international business executive and fantastic Dad.