18 July 2014
Macquarie Island is a subantarctic Australian Territory managed by the Tasmanian Government Parks and Wildlife Service. It lies approximately 1545km South Southeast of Tasmania, and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997 on the basis of its “outstanding natural universal values”. The entire island is approx. 34 km long and 5 km wide and has been managed as a nature reserve since 1970.