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*Sounds* wonderful although I wonder how quiet this place will continue to be once folks read about it

.....the Hoh Rainforest in Olympic National Park, at a spot that has been christened the “quietest square inch in the United States” by Gordon Hempton, an acoustic ecologist who spent more than three decades traveling the globe and making sound records of pristine environments.


http://features.crosscut.com/sound-check-the-quietest-place-in-the-us?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003
 
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as long as they don't talk it will be okay the drone of the industrial revolution is maddening, wish I were there!
 
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I have been to places in Wyoming where , in the middle of the night, I thought I had gone deaf !
 
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