This week at Casey

  • Three expeditioners out on the ice

    29 September 2006

    The weather has been very kind over the last week and the weekend in particular was tremendous. As a result a lot of the station took the opportunity to get out and about on overnight or day trips in and …

  • Elephant Seal

    21 April 2006

    We had thought here at Casey that with the departure of V5 we had seen our last visitor for quite some time. Yet, to our surprise, we had a brief visit this week …

  • Robo's Hut

    7 April 2006

    The evening before the big Bivi night. Cliff and Lloyd recently arrived on V5 and have been busy undergoing their field training …

  • blizzed stuff

    24 March 2006

    This week has been a frantic one for everyone. With the departure from Hobart on Friday of the Aurora Australis, everyone is counting down till the end of summer.

  • Man in rope harness hanging in mid air

    28 April 2006

    This week saw the boys hit the slopes of the ice cliffs of the very beautiful Mitchell Peninsula for some SAR training.

  • Jukebox

    31 March 2006

    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.

  • Caterpillar tractor pulling two containers for traverse

    5 May 2006

    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.

  • The Wilkes Expedition

    26 May 2006

    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 …

  • Traverse train leaving Wilkins

    19 May 2006

    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 …

  • Solar Pillar

    12 May 2006

    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.

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