McDonald Islands
Location: 53°03'S : 73°36'E This group consists of one small island with a number of offliers, 38 km west of Heard Island. Of similar origin to Heard Island, this tiny island only covers 2.6 km² with the highest elevation being Maxwell Hill at 212 m. This unglacierized island, never inhabited, was first sighted in 1854 with the first landing coming in 1971. This is an Australian External Territory, known as the Territory of Heard and McDonald Islands. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on McDonald Island.
Global Volcanism Program
Information about the volcanoes on these islands.
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January 2, 2007 at 22:03:41 UTC
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