Cool fact…
The highest human population on Heard Island occurred during sealing operations in the 1850s and 1860s.


Images of the artefacts and buildings remains associated with early sealing and scientific expeditions to Heard Islandů

Oil barrel end
Sealers try pot
Landing operations from the first A.N.A.R.E. expedition to Heard Island
Rebuilt from the Walrus wrecked on Heard Island in 1947
Atlas Cove workshop
Oil barrel remains at Oil Barrel Point
Furphy water tank
Furphy water tanks at Atlas Cove
Remains of sealers tryworks
Sealers grave, overgrown by cushion plant
Remains of Caterpillar tractor at Atlas Cove
Furphy water tank end
Sealers try pots
Sealers sculpture
Sealers casks at Oil Barrel Point
This page was last modified on 28 February 2005.