The far-flung British islands of the South Atlantic

Take a journey to some of the remotest parts of the former British Empire with photographer Jon Tonks. For his book - Empire - he travelled thousands of miles to four British Overseas Territories - Ascension Island, St Helena, the Falkland Islands and Tristan da Cunha.

While much of the landscape and climate he experienced was very un-British, a lot of what he saw was strangely familiar.

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All images copyright Jon Tonks/Getty Images Reportage. Click bottom right for image information.

Empire published by Dewi Lewis Publishing. Music by Joe Strummer and KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 6 March 2014.

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