About Heard Island
If you've never heard of Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI), or would like some more information to build on what you already know, this is a good place to start.
Where is HIMI and what is it like there?
Photo: L.E. Large
This section of the site gives a general summary of the location and geography of HIMI (including maps). It discusses the climate and weather and explains what human activities are undertaken there. There is also a series of answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs).
For further information, check out the nature section for a description of plants, animals, landforms and marine areas, and the conservation significance section for information on what's so special about HIMI.