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  • 31 July 2014
    Expeditioners working in AntarcticaSchools' virtual visit to Casey research station
    Australia’s Casey research station had a virtual visit from 2200 school students yesterday, when the first two of a new series of live video chats took place.
  • 31 July 2014
    Aurora Australis in iceTaking the next step to acquire a new Antarctic icebreaker
    The Australian Government has taken a significant step towards procuring a next-generation icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis, through the release of a detailed Request for Tender (RFT) to two prequalified companies.
  • 28 July 2014
    A photo of the seafloor in the Southern Ocean captured by the trawl camera.Deep sea cameras reveal limited impact of fishing around Heard Island
    Novel deep sea camera systems have shown that Australian commercial fisheries are having little impact on seafloor biodiversity around Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI).
  • 24 July 2014
    John Kelly painting in AntarcticaIcy art on show
    An exhibition featuring the work of Australian Antarctic Arts Fellows opens today at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science in Hobart.
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Map of Antarctica showing research stations Hobart, Australia (Kingston headquarters) Macquarie Island station Commonwealth Bay Casey station Heard Island Davis station Mawson station Dome A
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