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Tristan da Cunha 71

     Tristan da Cunha is a group of remote islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, 2816 km (1750 miles) from South Africa and 3360 km (2088 miles) from South America. It is a dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, 2161 km (1350 miles) to the north. The territory consists of the main island, Tristan da Cunha (98 kmē); as well as several uninhabited islands: Inaccessible Island and the Nightingale Islands. Gough Island, situated 395 km south east of the main island, is also part of the territory.
     The territory is considered one of the most remote human settlements in the world, located at 37° 5' S, 12° 15' W.
     The stamp issued by Tristan da Cunha in 1965 shows a map of the South Atlantic Ocean with the island group.

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