Heard Island and McDonald Islands

The Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands (abbreviated as HIMI [1]) is a territory of Australia. They are islands in the Indian Ocean. They are about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica.[2]

The islands are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[3]


The islands were discovered in 1833 by the British sailor Peter Kemp. They have been territories of Australia since 1947.

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