HEARD-ISLAND-AND-MCDONALD-ISLANDS


Facts about Heard-Island-and-McDonald-Islands
Populationuninhabited
Capital
Time zone
Location islands in the Indian Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica

General info about Heard-Island-and-McDonald-Islands
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.
Climate
antarctic
Resources
fish
Economy
The islands have no indigenous economic activity, but the Australian Government allows limited fishing in the surrounding waters.    Communications    Heard Island and McDonald Islands Top of Page
Environment
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