Digesters on Macquarie Island
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Panoramic photo by Hoylen Sue EXPERT Taken 23:28, 30/01/2011 - Views loading...

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Digesters on Macquarie Island

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Old digesters on Macquarie Island. Today, Macquarie Island is a World Heritage nature reserve with millions of penguins and hundreds of thousand elephant seals. However, not too long ago the island was a hub for the seal trade. These digesters were once used to extract oil from seals and penguins. Now they stand as a grim reminder of man's ability to destroy the world around us.

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