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01. He went hiking in a [remote] part of Alaska, where you might not see another human being for days on end.
02. I wouldn't bother asking Jennifer for a date. I don't think she is even [remotely] interested in going out with you.
03. There is a legend of a creature known as the Sasquatch which is said to live in [remote] areas of British Columbia.
04. Fred Hoyle once said that space isn't [remote] at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
05. The chances for peace in the Middle East seem increasingly [remote] now that talks between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders have broken off.
06. Signs of pollution are now found even in the [remotest] regions of our planet.
07. I hate it when people use the television [remote] to surf through the channels without stopping.
08. The stars we see in the sky at night are unimaginably [remote].
09. There is a Japanese proverb which states that the path of duty lies in what is near at hand, but men seek for it in what is [remote].
10. Canada is home to the world's most [remote] weather station, which is only a 600 miles from the North Pole.
11. We spent our holidays on a beach on a lovely sunny planet in the farthest, most [remote] corner of the galaxy, where very few tourists ever go.
12. Some villages in the [remote] valleys in Asir, Saudi Arabia can only be reached by using rope ladders.
13. It is sometimes difficult to get good television reception in [remote] areas where the signal is weak.
14. Only recently have roads been built in Peru to link [remote] areas with the rest of the country.
15. Pygmies were thought to be the original inhabitants of the nation now known as Gabon, but small family units of pygmies now only survive in the more [remote] parts of the country.
16. In November of 1970, the Soviet Union landed an unmanned, [remote]-controlled vehicle on the moon.
17. In 1957, the United States set off its first underground nuclear test in a mountain tunnel in the [remote] desert 100 miles from Las Vegas.

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