Tristan de Cunha 1964
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The residents of Tristan da Cunha, a remote island, return after 18 months exiled due to a volcanic eruption. Tristan is a remote group of volcanic islands in the south Atlantic Ocean. It is the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, lying approximately 1,732 miles (2,787 km) off the coast of Cape Town in South Africa. Photographs and text by James P. Blair, " Home to Lonely Tristan da Cunha" was published in the January 1964 issue of National Geographic Magazine.