Macquarie Island station

Location: 54° 37′ 12″ S, 158° 51′ 40″ E (−54.6199° S, 158.861° E)

Macquarie Island is a subantarctic island located in the Southern Ocean, approximately half way between Australia and Antarctica.

Macquarie Island, or “Macca” as it is often called, is a Tasmanian State Reserve managed by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service. It was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997 as it is an island of unique natural diversity, a site of major geoconservation significance and one of the truly remarkable places on earth.

This page was last modified on 12 December 2014.