Remotest Places on Earth —

The maps are based on a model which calculated how long it would take to travel to the nearest city of 50,000 or more people by land or water.

The world’s most remote place is on the Tibetan plateau … From here, says Andy Nelson, a former researcher at the European Commission, it is a three-week trip to the cities of Lhasa or Korla – one day by car and the remaining 20 on foot.

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