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Macquarie Island's climate is moderated by the sea, and all months have an average temperature above freezing, although snow is common between June and October and may even occur in Macquarie Island's "summer".
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Macquarie Island lies in the southwest corner of the Pacific Ocean, about half-way between Australia and Antarctica
Fauna found on the island include: Subantarctic Fur Seals, Antarctic Fur Seals, New Zealand Fur Seals and Southern Elephant Seals - over 80,000 individuals of this species. Royal Penguins breed only on this island; King Penguins, Southern Rock hopper Penguins and Gentoo penguins also breed here
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