This week at Casey

  • View of the plateau near Casey Station

    10 April 2009

    A Room with a View As wintering expeditioners (commonly referred to as the chosen ones, not to be confused with the TV show Lost that has no start, no middle, that just goes on and on and on, and that …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners relaxing at a field camp

    17 April 2009

    Easter Festivities Easter has come and gone at Casey Station with many of the expeditioners opting to take some time off station and explore our surrounds. On Thursday night, Blair and Anthony departed for Browning Peninsula where they stayed one …

  • Casey Station expeditioners on sea ice in front of Station and wharf

    24 April 2009

    Walking on water On Sunday this week a group of 8 Casey-ites Troy B, Clive, Vicki, Tim, Allen, Dave, Lisa, Nick decided that the day was too good to sit around in the red shed and thought it best to …

  • Casey Station vehicles prepared for Law Dome traverse

    16 January 2009

    This week brought to you by the collective talents of Narelle R, Jenn McG, Ian P and Lisa O'C. Aurora Scientists Take on Law Dome the trusty traverse beasts Photo: Jenn McG After flights over Aurora Basin, it was obvious …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners riding quad bikes

    3 April 2009

    A Weekend at Browning Last Friday afternoon, four intrepid explorers set out from Casey for a weekend at Browning Hut. Nick and Lisa rode quad bikes while Tim and Vicki took a Hagg. The first part of the trip was …

  • Snow built up around buildings at WIlkins Runway

    20 March 2009

    Pack up of Wilkins Completed After a brief break last weekend Blair and Mark headed back up the hill to Wilkins to finish packing up and finish pushing the large amount of snow that had accumulated over summer from the …

  • Casey Station Expeditioner on Wilkins Highway

    20 February 2009

    A few days after Amderma finally left Casey, the station was in a state of shock at having normal hours for the first time in a fortnight and enjoyed a much needed sleep-in. The AGSOs had also managed to send …

  • Storage of equipment following 2009 resupply

    6 March 2009

    Big Ship The arrival of the biggest ship ever at Casey meant one thing, lots of cargo. Over fifteen days the big ship discharged the contents of its holds onto the station. A huge number of containers, food, machinery, parts, …

  • The road through Thala Valley near Casey Station being reclaimed by snow and ice

    13 March 2009

    Casey goes into Winter Mode With the departure of the last of the summerers only a bit over a week ago, Casey is now moving rapidly into winter mode. With a blizzard already this month and several days of snow …

  • Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition ship anchored off Casey

    23 January 2009

    Visit by the Xue Long Casey Station was graced by a visit by the CHINARE (Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition) ship the Xue Long over the weekend. Initially poor weather prevented a helicopter fly off to the station but things improved …

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