Heard Island an McDonald Islands

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.

Territory o Heard Island an McDonald Islands
LocationIndian Ocean
Major islands2
Aurie368 km2 (142 sq mi)
Heichest elevation2,745 m (9,006 ft)
Heichest pointMawson Peak
Population0 (1 January 2011)
Additional information
Offeecial nameHeard an McDonald Islands
Criteriaviii, ix
Designatit1997 (21st session)
Reference no.577
State PairtyAustralie


  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. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)

Coordinates: 53°06′00″S 73°31′00″E / 53.10000°S 73.51667°E / -53.10000; 73.51667