Heard Island an McDonald Islands

Territory o Heard Island an McDonald Islands
ISS018-E-038182 lrg.jpg
Satellite image o the soothren tip o Heard Island. Cape Arkona is seen on the left side o the image, wi Lied Glacier juist abuin an Gotley Glacier juist ablo. Big Ben Volcano an Mawson Peak are seen at the lawer richt side o the image.
LocationIndian Ocean
Major islands2
Aurie368 km2 (142 sq mi)
Heichest elevation2,745 m (9,006 ft)
Heichest pointMawson Peak
 Commonweel o Australie
(ISO 3166 code HM)
Population0 (1 January 2011)
Additional information
Offeecial nameHeard an McDonald Islands
Criteriaviii, ix
Designatit1997 (21st session)
Reference no.577
State PairtyAustralie

The Territory o Heard Island an McDonald Islands[1][2] (abbreviatit as HIMI[3]) are an Australie freemit territory an volcanic group o barren Antarctic islands, aboot twa-thirds o the way frae Madagascar tae Antarcticae.

  • references


  1. CIA World Factbook. Accessed 4 January 2009.
  2. UNESCO. "Heard and McDonald Islands". Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  3. Commonwealth of Australia. "About Heard Island – Human Activities". Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 October 2006. Retrieved 21 October 2006. 

Other Languages
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Востраў Гэрд і астравы Макдоналд
български: Хърд и Макдоналд
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Otok Heard i otočje McDonald