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What happened on Pitcairn?

Upon arrival at Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the crew of Bounty discovered the island had previously been inhabited. Many relics of a Polynesian civilisation were found scattered around the island.

What happened on Pitcairn?

Upon arrival at Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the crew of Bounty discovered the island had previously been inhabited. Many relics of a Polynesian civilisation were found scattered around the island.

Is Pitcairn PA Safe?

Considering only the violent crime rate, Pitcairn is as safe as the Pennsylvania state average and safer than the national average.

Are there children on Pitcairn Island?

A study of island records confirmed anecdotal evidence that most girls bore their first child between the ages of 12 and 15. “I think the girls were conditioned to accept that it was a man’s world and once they turned 12, they were eligible,” Tosen said.

How many people currently live on Pitcairn Island?

50 people
As of 2018, there are a total of 50 people inhabiting the island. There is also a Pitcairn diaspora particularly in Norfolk Island, New Zealand and mainland Australia.

Can I move to Pitcairn Island?

You can apply for settlement on Pitcairn at any time and a visit is not required. However, moving to Pitcairn is a big step and we encourage you to find out as much as possible about Pitcairn before applying for settlement; visiting is a good way of doing this.

Why is it called Pitcairn Island?

Pitcairn Island was sighted on 3 July 1767 by the crew of the British sloop HMS Swallow, commanded by Captain Philip Carteret. The island was named after midshipman Robert Pitcairn, a fifteen-year-old crew member who was the first to sight the island.

Is Pitcairn a good place to live?

Overall, it’s not a bad place to live. There is a pharmacy, a gas station, and several convenience stores on the main boulevard. I recommend living further up any of the streets off of the main road if you have smaller children.

What is the zip code for Pitcairn Pennsylvania?

15140Pitcairn / Zip code

Is there WIFI on Pitcairn?

Is there Internet/phone/television on Pitcairn? All houses on island are currently connected to the Internet and wi-fi is possible. Owing to limitations of the system there is a tiered charging structure to discourage large up/downloads. The Government of Pitcairn Island ensures maintenance of the system.

Does Pitcairn have WIFI?

Is there Internet/phone/television on Pitcairn? Yes, there is internet on the island, provided by satellite and supplying all homes.

Does Pitcairn have Internet?

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