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Pitcairn island is a great example of getting far away from it all

Islands and territories tend to defy a tidy geographical hierarchy. On a planet covered 70% by interconnected oceans, in a literal sense every place is an island. But the really big ones we think of as continents, leaving the smaller islands – scattered far and wide – as the "leftovers" of geography, which often makes them some of the most unique and interesting destinations.

These articles group them for the traveler (sometimes bending official geography to do so):

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