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Tristan Da Cunha

Ascension Island, a Burnt Volcanic Cinder in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 1)

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

A 34-square-mile speck of 44 lava, ash and cinder cones lost in the middle of the South Atlantic, eight degrees south of the Equator, 900 miles from Africa and 1,400 miles from South America, it would be harder to find a more remote get-away than Ascension Island.

This Island Is Literally In The Middle Of Nowhere

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel

Located over a thousand miles from the nearest landmass, Tristan da Cunha is really remote. This little group of isolated islands is surrounded by...

20,000 Endangered Penguins Covered In Oil After Shipwreck In Atlantic

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON -- Thousands of endangered penguins have been coated with oil after a cargo ship ran aground and broke up on a remote British South Atlantic te...