Cool fact…
The plants on Heard Island grow low to the ground, helping them brave the persistent and fierce winds which batter the island (gusts of up to 180 km/hour have been recorded).

Heritage

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
Deadeye
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.