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World > Australia > Heard Island and McDonald Islands

   flag of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
   Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Introduction:
These uninhabited, barren, sub-Antarctic islands were transferred from the UK to Australia in 1947. Populated by large numbers of seal and bird species, the islands have been designated a nature preserve.


Official name: Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
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Population: uninhabited
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Area: total: 412 sq km
land: 412 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Climate: antarctic


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map of Heard Island and McDonald Islands


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