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Macquarie Island

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Spotlight on Macquarie Island

Wikipedia: Macquarie Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean, about halfway between New Zealand and Antarctica. Regionally part of Oceania and politically a part of Tasmania, Australia, since 1900, it became a Tasmanian State Reserve in 1978 and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997.

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Macquarie Island Station (Australian Antarctic Division)
Macquarie Island Station webcam
World heritage listing for Macquarie Island

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