In truth, Heard and McDonald Islandsball are bleak, barren snow covered rocks somewhat near Antarctica. Nothing is there, besides fish and weird birds.
There are also several smaller, less known islands such as Sail Rock, Shag Island, Dury Island, and Meyers Rock.
History & Geography
In the late 1850s, the islands were found by
United Kingdomball, and in 1910 were formally annexed with the raising of the Union Jack.
They are now administered by
Nowadays, only some people can vist the island, as it is a protected nature reserve, and a place for scientific research Suprisingly, Heard Island and McDonald Islandsball is not just a flat ice plain. In the center, there is a steep mountain section as a result of the volcano which formed the main island. Flowing down from these, are glaciers which flow down from the main island There are also small wetlands at the periphery, mostly in the lagoons, and some near Elephant Spit.
There are also a few destroyed shacks, and shipwrecks from previous failed expeditions.
Fun fact: The volcano that made the island, is known as Big Ben, in honor of Britain's famous belltower.
Wikipedia page on Heard & Mcdonald Islands.
- Color the basic circle stripe of this blue
- Draw the Union Jack in the up-left quarter (using this red and white)
- Draw a white script HEARD AND MCDONALD ISLANDS in the bottom right corner
- Draw the eyes and you've finished
| Commonwealth of |
|Mainland States/Territories||Australian Capital Territoryball • Jervis Bay Territoryball • New South Walesball • Northern Territoryball • Queenslandball • South Australiaball • Tasmaniaball • Victoriaball • Western Australiaball|
|Overseas Territories||Ashmore and Cartier Islandsball • Australian Antarctic Territoryball • Christmas Islandball • Cocos (Keeling) Islandsball • Coral Sea Islandsball • Heard Island and McDonald Islandsball • Norfolk Islandball|
|Former entities||Migrants that crossed the ocean (Australian aboriginalsball) • British Australiaball () • North Australiaball (1846–47) • North Australiaball and Central Australiaball (1927–31)|