Location: 50°29' to 50°56'S : 165°52' to 166°20'E The group consists of one main island with several smaller ones and offliers. The islands, of ancient volcanic origin, cover 626 km2 with the highest elevation being Mt. Dick, on Adams Island, at a height of 667 m. The unglacierized group was first sighted in 1806, with sealers the first to land in 1807. This New Zealand territory is uninhabited, however sealers, scientific personnel and a colonial settlement have wintered over. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Auckland Island.

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Auckland Island Pigs
Provides description and photos of this rare breed introduced to the island in 1807.
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