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Decision : CONF 208 VIII.A
Inscription: Heard and McDonald Islands (Australia)

Heard and McDonald Islands




The Committee inscribed this property under criteria (i) and (ii). It noted that this site is the only volcanically active sub-Antarctic island and illustrates ongoing geomorphic processes and glacial dynamics in the coastal and submarine environment and sub-Antarctic flora and fauna, with no record of alien species. The Committee repeated its request by the sixteenth session for further documentation on the marine resources of the site.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Australia
Year: 1997
Decision Code: CONF 208 VIII.A