Friday, November 19, 2010

Tristan da Where?

An excellent peek at the ten most remote places on Earth.


For more information on Tristan da Cunha see here, here, and here.  According to Wikipedia, "All land is communally owned. Livestock numbers are strictly controlled to conserve pasture and to prevent better-off families from accumulating wealth. No outsiders are allowed to buy land or settle on Tristan."  Unpacking that paragraph could generate a lifetime's worth of property scholarship...

Steve Clowney

(photo of the settlement on Tristan da Cunha found with Creative Commons search)

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