Location: 54°37'S : 158°58'E Macquarie Island consists of one main island with several outliers (Judge and Clerk Islands). The island is of sedimentary origin and covers 128 square kms, with the highest elevation being Mt. Hamilton at 433 m. This unglacierized island was first sighted and landed upon by sealers in 1810. Permanent occupation of a scientific station has occurred since 1948. An Australian State territory, Macquarie Island is a Dependency of Tasmania. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Macquarie Island.
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Antarctic Webcams - Macquarie Island Station
Web-cam photo updated hourly during daylight hours.
Macquarie Island Station
Includes information about the station,current weather conditions, and web cam views.
Shipwrecks and Sealers of Macquarie Island
Educational site containing stories about Macquarie Island in three journals: The Shipwreck Watch, The Sealers' Shanty, and The Science Observer. Also includes challenges, activities, mysteries, and general information.
Last update:June 1, 2014 at 9:15:13 UTC