Macquarie Island station
Location: 54° 37′ 12″ S, 158° 51′ 40″ E (−54.6199° S, 158.861° E)
Macquarie Island is a subantarctic island located in the Southern Ocean, approximately halfway between Australia and Antarctica. Macquarie Island or “Macca” as it is often called, is a nature reserve managed by the.
The island and surrounding waters out to 12 nautical miles were added to the World Heritage List in 1997 as a site of major geo-conservation significance, as an island of unique natural diversity and one of the truly remarkable places on Earth. It is significant as one of the world's most outstanding geological features – the only place on Earth formed entirely of oceanic crust.