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About Auckland Island



The Auckland Islands (M?ori: Motu Maha or Maungahuka) are an archipelago of the New Zealand subantarctic islands and include Auckland Island, Adams Island, Enderby Island, Disappointment Island, Ewing Island, Rose Island, Dundas Island and Green Island, with a combined area of 625 square kilometres (240 sq mi). They lie 465 kilometres (290 mi) from the South Islandport of Bluff, between the latitudes 50 30' and 50 55' S and longitudes 165 50' and 166 20' E. The islands have no permanent human inhabitants. Ecologically, the Auckland Islands form part of the Antipodes Subantarctic Islands tundra ecoregion