One Square Inch of Silence

Published at 12:05 a.m. on May 18, 2014

Take a listening journey with professional sound recordist Gordon Hempton to One Square Inch of Silence, a Hoh Rain Forest location in Olympic National Park he has publicly designated as the quietest place in the lower 48 United States. Defined by Hempton as a place free from man-made noise for 15-minute intervals, he has traveled the globe to record quiet places and promote awareness of noise pollution.

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