This week at Casey

  • The Skiway winter camp before the vans were moved forward onto level snow

    17 October 2008

    The 35th week of winter and the penultimate one before the arrival of Voyage 1 and the Summer Team, has been dominated by the preparation of the Skiway; the set up of Wilkins (runway) camp; submission of cargo and Personal …

  • Adelie penguin near Casey Station

    31 October 2008

    It has been a topsy turvy couple of weeks here on station, with events continuing to unfold daily. At the 11th hour, as the ship drew to within ear-shot a little over a week ago, a call from Davis and …

  • Casey Station Skiway

    7 November 2008

    It's been busy here at old Casey town as we baton down the hatches for another week without summerers, fresh fruit or mail. The rumours have been rife as to the plan for the summer season at Casey, but all …

  • Expeditioner with birthday cake

    4 July 2008

    Just when mid winter was all over and we thought it was safe to hang up our drinking trousers for at least a day or two, there comes along a rush of birthdays. First up it was belts off tools …

  • Moon rising over over snow covered landscape near Casey Station

    27 June 2008

    Our week at Casey was dominated by the preparation and celebration of Midwinter's day and was capped off by Brownie's birthday. As a picture tells a thousand words, here are the photos. Midwinter The Day A near full moon and …

  • ANARE Club representative at Wilkes in ANARE jacket issued in 1960.

    29 February 2008

    Greetings from Casey. The weather has been kind all week with only the occasional light snow fall. Sunday was an absolute cracker of a day but on Tuesday brrrrr! The coldest day since October last year with temperatures not getting …

  • Empty lounge area inside Red Shed at Casey Station

    22 February 2008

    Well it's quiet (compared to the last few weeks anyway) with the departing of our summering friends. The station almost seems abandoned with only 17 people here and 2 still at Wilkins packing up the aerodrome for the winter. No …

  • View to the south west of Casey Station

    7 March 2008

    Casey this week: birthdays, repair work, and more.

  • Ice cliff over O'Brien Bay

    20 March 2008

    Another week flies by at Casey as we well and truly settle into station life over winter. After the highly exciting World Met Day balloon release last week with the Met. team of Todor, Joel and Tom joined by supporters …

  • Bus transporter for Wilkins Runway at the Antarctic Circle.

    28 March 2008

    Greetings from the Antarctic Banana Coast. Up until Easter, it had been snowing with overcast skies for most of March. On Good Friday the weather suddenly changed with the sun shining in clear skies. Three field parties managed to get …

  • Expeditioner with his trophy for Kitchen duties

    15 February 2008

    This weeks' news brought to you by Narelle and Nick It's been another huge week at Casey. Having only just seen off the last Airbus visit of the season, four days later a ship arrived – the good old Aurora …

  • Sunset at Casey Station

    8 February 2008

    As the summer season at Casey races towards an abrupt end – at a casual speed of approximately 19,872.3mph – it has been all hands on deck in preparation for the much-anticipated arrival of the good ship Aurora Australis, and …

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