Heard Island and McDonald Islands



Official Country Name
Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Overview
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.

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Economy
No indigenous economic activity, but the Australian Government allows limited fishing around the islands.

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Location
Heard Island and McDonald Islands is located in islands in the Indian Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica

Region
Heard Island and McDonald Islands is located in Antarctica

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Population
Heard Island and McDonald Islands has population of uninhabited

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Climate
Heard Island and McDonald Islands has antarctic

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Terrain
Heard Island - 80% ice-covered, bleak and mountainous, dominated by a large massif (Big Ben) and an active volcano (Mawson Peak); McDonald Islands - small and rocky

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Natural Resources
fish

Ethnic Groups in Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Heard Island and McDonald Islands has the following ethnic groups - none

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Religions
none

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Languages
none

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Capital
Heard Island and McDonald Islands capital is none

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Currency
Heard Island and McDonald Islands currency is none

Map of Heard Island and McDonald Islands