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).

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Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve Management Plan cover - image of Mawson Peak from Atlas Cove
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve Management Plan 2014-2024

A link to the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve Management Plan 2014-2024 can be downloaded as a single PDF file.

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This page was last modified on 28 February 2005.