Comparing United States to Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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SEE A 99.5% DECREASE IN COASTLINE


United States  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Heard Island and McDonald Islands  HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS (102km of coastline)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline, while Heard Island and McDonald Islands has a total of 102 km.
Category: United States vs. Heard Island and McDonald Islands coastline

At a Glance: Heard Island and McDonald Islands

  • Land Area: ~412 sq km (United States is ~23,851 times bigger than Heard Island and McDonald Islands)

How big is Heard Island and McDonald Islands compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Heard Island and McDonald Islands (412 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).


A brief history of Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Heard Island and McDonald Islands (sometimes abbreviated HIMI) is a sovereign country in Antarctica, with a total land area of approximately 412 sq km. The United Kingdom transferred these uninhabited, barren, sub-Antarctic islands to Australia in 1947. Populated by large numbers of seal and bird species, the islands have been designated a nature preserve.

The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).