Heard and McDonald Islands

145576 WDPA ID
6734.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Heard Island and McDonald Islands


  • Original Name Îles Heard et McDonald
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1997
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (viii)(ix)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Heard and McDonald Islands from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net