Cool fact…
There have been only two visits to McDonald Island - one in 1970 by two Australian scientists lasting 20 minutes, and one in 1980 by a party of six scientists who stayed ashore for six days.


Click on the small maps below to look at larger (PDF) maps of Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) and of the HIMI Marine Reserve.

More maps of the HIMI region are available from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre and can be accessed via the Maps heading on the Data page of this website. Maps of the terrestrial zones in the HIMI Marine Reserve are available from the Zoning page in the Protection and Management section.

Location [PDF]

Map showing the location of Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI).

Boundaries and Zones [PDF]

Map showing the boundaries and marine zones of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve.

General Map [PDF]

General map of Heard Island and McDonald Islands with place names, contours and the location of glaciers, wildlife colonies, vegetation and artefacts.

This page was last updated on 28 February 2005.