This week at Casey

  • Casey station Expeditoners ariving at McMurdo station with A319 in background

    6 November 2009

    McMurdo Station 49 new summering expeditioners flew to Casey via McMurdo this week. Due to weather delays at McMurdo, 49 lucky people had to spend a week on station enjoying the American hospitality. We flew in on the 26th October …

  • Newcomb Bay seen from casey Station in April 2009

    24 July 2009

    Sea Ice Change Here at Casey we are quite lucky in the fact we get to see Newcomb Bay and the ocean as far as the eye can see change from month to month, week to week and even day …

  • Casey station Expeditioner using bulldozer to clear blizzard snow

    17 July 2009

    Wild weather This week at Casey has seen some amazing variations in weather patterns. We have seen just about all the extremes within the one week. Friday saw the start of a 3 day blizzard which buried just about the …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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 …

  • 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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