The Heard and MacDonald Islands are renowned as the only Subantarctic islands not to have suffered from the introduction of alien species. Heard Island also has Australia's highst peak and only active volcano.
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Heard Island and McDonald Islands
The official website for Heard Island and McDonald Islands, administered by the Australian Antarctic Division of the Department of the Environment and Heritage.
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve
Discusses the establishment of this marine reserve. Includes location and purpose, conservation values, and management issues.
UNESCO: Heard and McDonald Islands
Brief description and three reports: the report of the 21st Session of the Committee, and the 1998/1999 State of Conservation Reports.
World Heritage Heard Islands
Provides general information about the islands. Includes population, wildlife, history, and maps.
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