The Heard and MacDonald Islands are renowned as the only Subantarctic islands not to have suffered from the introduction of alien species. Heard Island also has Australia's highst peak and only active volcano.
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Heard Island
Location: 52°58' to 53°12'S : 73°15' to 73°50'E This island is of volcanic origin along with one smaller island, Shag Island, 11 km to the north. The island covers 385 km² with the highest elevation being Mawson Peak at 2745 m. This is the highest point in Australian territory. The island was arguably first sighted in 1833 and again in 1848. The first confirmed sighting was in 1853 with sealers first landing in 1855. The island came under Australian control in 1947. This is an Australian External Territory, known as the Territory of Heard and McDonald Islands. The island is uninhabited, however a scientific station was occupied from 1947-55. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Heard Island.
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This category includes web sites offering online maps, photographs, web cam views, and satellite images of the Heard and McDonald Islands.
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McDonald Islands
Location: 53°03'S : 73°36'E This group consists of one small island with a number of offliers, 38 km west of Heard Island. Of similar origin to Heard Island, this tiny island only covers 2.6 km² with the highest elevation being Maxwell Hill at 212 m. This unglacierized island, never inhabited, was first sighted in 1854 with the first landing coming in 1971. This is an Australian External Territory, known as the Territory of Heard and McDonald Islands. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on McDonald Island.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on McDonald Island.