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A year on Macquarie Island: Millions of penguins and only a dozen humans for company

ABC Online - Apr 13, 2018
If someone offered you the chance to spend a year making an isolated, windy sub-Antarctic island home alongside millions of penguins and seabirds would you take it? Seabird lover and biologist Melanie Wells took a step into the unknown when she ...

Macquarie Island research station turns 70

Australian Antarctic Division (press release) - Mar 21, 2018
Macquarie Island research station celebrates its 70th anniversary this week, as work gets underway to build a new station on the shores of the rugged Tasmanian outpost. The sub-Antarctic station was officially opened on 21 March 1948, with a team of 14 ...

Prince Edward helps Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens mark double century

ABC Online - Apr 10, 2018
The RTBG is home to 19th century trees, two convict-built walls and the world's only Sub-Antarctic plant house, with flora from Macquarie Island — a 128 square kilometre environment between Tasmania and Antarctica. It also features a heated wall ...

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Edge of Nowhere (2012) - Macquarie Island, Australia

Macquarie Island, situated in the cold and furious Southern Ocean, is one of the most remote and little known places on Earth and is the last green outpost of land before the ice of the Antarctic....

Macquarie Island 2017

Resupply voyage V4 to Macquarie Island in March 2017.

Australia's Remote Islands (2013) Ep 2 Macquarie Island

Macquarie Island is located half way between Australia and Antarctica in the middle of the Southern Ocean, is home to a research base for Australias Antarctic Division. It is a World Heritage Area.

Macquarie Island rats rabbits and cats

The eradication program to rid Macquarie Island of of rabbits ABC TV 7.30 Report 16 May 2011.

The Sad Saga of Macquarie Island

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