National Park Service maps show the country’s quietest places are without water, humans

30th April, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

You’ve been driving for a while and haven’t seen another vehicle in several minutes. You stop because it seems like a good idea.The “whump” of your car door echoes away as you step out and close it.Suddenly, you’re embraced by it.“Listen to that,” you say quietly.“What?” says your traveling companion. “I don’t hear anything.”“Exactly,” you whisper. “Listen to how quiet it is.”Mapping quietAway from the din of the digital age, you can find quiet if you know where to look.The National Park Service made that a little easier when the agency mapped quiet, both the way it is now, and …

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