This week at Casey

28 April 2006
Man in rope harness hanging in mid air This week saw the boys hit the slopes of the ice cliffs of the very beautiful Mitchell Peninsula for some SAR training.

31 March 2006
Jukebox The end of summer has arrived for Casey Station. One last hurrah was heralded with a fifties party on the Thursday night before the arrival of the Aurora Australis.

5 May 2006
Caterpillar tractor pulling two containers for traverse Winter is just around the corner and what snow has fallen in Casey recently has been quickly blown away. Likewise, sea ice forms only to be blown away during the blizz's.

26 May 2006
The Wilkes Expedition Yet another busy week for the Casey expeditioners. Over the weekend Joe, Paul, Pete, Robbie, Shane and Ray had hoped to rekindle an age old Antarctic means of transport and attempt a man-haul …

19 May 2006
Traverse train leaving Wilkins By John and Brian Trip to Wilkins In the middle of last week a group of hardy specialists set off to check out the inland resort, sometimes known as Wilkins runway. As the place has been vacant since the flight …

12 May 2006
Solar Pillar Solar Pillar Glancing towards the setting sun last Wednesday, the Casey locals' eyes beheld a real treat. A solar pillar had formed below and above the sun.

17 March 2006
Winner Cath Samson A week of culture abounded at Casey upon Newcomb with the long awaited premiere of the Casey Art Exhibition on Friday. The list of exhibitors was as long as it was distinguished and the standard higher still.

3 March 2006
Ben and Cath with takeaways In Antarctica takeaway containers have a multitude of uses, normally it is to carry out 'tukka' to the field, ….on station they still have many food uses, but down in "Science", they are used as mini homes …

27 January 2006
Alex, John and Judy Outgoing expeditioners Alex, John and Judy: the trio is now nearing the end of their stay here at Casey Station, Antarctica and they are due to leave on the Vasiliy Golovnin.

20 January 2006
Dressed for fire drill Fire Drill Friday the 13th – Commonly referred to as Black Friday. Everyone on station hoped it was not going to be this year. However, just in case, the fire team got together for a fire drill. Two groups were …

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