MacDonald Island

12 May, 2010

  

  

  

Остров Макдональд ( McDonald ) MacDonald Island ( McDonald ) - A little, rocky and the volcanic island of origin Australia. The island is bounded by steep cliffs and consists of two parts - the northern plateau and the southern steep hill Maxwell Hill, connected by a narrow isthmus.

People landed on the island only twice in history - in 1971 and 1980 gg.

Subantarctic climate - mild winters (+0,1 °C) and cold summer (+4,2 °C). Most da°Cof the year - windy and cloudy.

The island is not affected by human activity, on the island of a large population of penguins, seals and sea birds.

McDonald Island is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The island was discovered 4 January 1854 year, captain of the ship "Samarang" by William MacDonald, later the island was named after him.

 

 

 

Latest entries:

Australia's drying rivers

Rivers flow in Australia, which dry up in certain periods. [more]

29 причин, why you need to visit Brisbane right now

Queensland is the place for some of the best island adventures [more]

Nuances of obtaining an Australian visa for citizens of Ukraine

Topics, who plans to temporarily or permanently move to Australia, [more]

Holidays in Australia - what to see for tourists?

A trip to the famous green continent leaves no one behind [more]

This abandoned beach is considered the best in Australia, Ch. 2

Naturally, such good places do not remain a secret for a long time. [more]

Top 5 best ski resorts in Australia

Most people associate Australia with heat, large [more]

Beach Resort in North New South Wales, which is becoming increasingly popular

Beach in the north of New South Wales, to which travelers [more]

Australia's drying rivers

Rivers flow in Australia, which dry up in certain periods. [more]

________________
Самое популярное на сайте:
________________
Latest entries:
________________
Путешествуем на авто по Австралии:
________________