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Heard Island and McDonald Islands Introduction 2009
https://geographic.org/wfb2009/heard_island_and_mcdonald_islands/heard_island_and_mcdonald_islands_introduction.html
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Heard Island and McDonald Islands Introduction 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Background:
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.


NOTE: The information regarding Heard Island and McDonald Islands on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Heard Island and McDonald Islands Introduction 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Heard Island and McDonald Islands Introduction 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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