The Island That Humans Can’t Conquer

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Despite numerous humans ending up on its shores, St. Matthew Island remains uninhabited to this day due to its location. It’s over 300 kilometres away from civilization, and it takes a full day to get there by ship from the nearest human settlement. In addition to this, its location, far up in the Northern Hemisphere, brings ice and freezing temperatures for most of the year, making it too cold to be habitable, even for the Indigenous peoples of Alaska. Read full article here

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