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Remoteness

555. Remoteness (See also Isolation.)

  1. Antarctica continent surrounding South Pole. [Geography: NCE, 113115]
  2. Dan to Beersheba from one outermost extreme to another. [O.T.: Judges 20:1]
  3. Darkest Africa in European and American imaginations, a faraway land of no return. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
  4. end of the rainbow the unreachable end of the earth. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
  5. Everest, Mt. Nepalese peak; highest elevation in world (29,028 ft.). [Geography: NCE, 907]
  6. Great Divide great ridge of Rocky Mountains; once thought of as epitome of faraway place. [Am. Folklore: Misc.]
  7. John OGroats House traditionally thought of as the northern-most, remote point of Britain. [Geography: Misc.]
  8. Lands End the southwestern tip of Britain. [Geography: Misc.]
  9. moon earths satellite; unreachable until 1969. [Astronomy: NCE, 1824]
  10. North and South Poles figurative ends of the earth. [Geography: Misc.]
  11. Outer Mongolia desert wasteland between Russia and China; figuratively and literally remote. [Geography: Misc.]
  12. Pago Pago capital of American Samoa in South Pacific; thought of as a remote spot. [Geography: Misc.]
  13. Pillars of Hercules promontories at the sides of Straits of Gibraltar; once the limit of mans travel. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 110]
  14. Siberia frozen land in northeastern U.S.S.R.; place of banishment and exile. [Russ. Hist.: NCE, 2510]
  15. Tierra del Fuego archipelago off the extreme southern tip of South America. [Geography: Misc.]
  16. Timbuktu figuratively, the end of the earth. [Am. Usage: NCE, 2749]
  17. Ultima Thule to Romans, extremity of the world, identified with Iceland. [Rom. Legend: LLEI, I: 318]
  18. Yukon northwestern Canadian territory touching on the Arctic Ocean. [Geography: Misc.]

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