This week at Davis

  • Group photo out on the snow dune in front of the living quarter.

    28 July 2017

    This week we're enjoying the blizz tails around station and a visit from an emperor penguin, and off searching for an elusive jade coloured berg.

  • The snow accumulation outside the living quaters building following the blizzard. Note the snow dunes are as high as the deck!

    21 July 2017

    This week at Davis we're enjoying another blizzard and visiting Wilkin's and Mikkelsen's Cairn in Tryne Bay.

  • A landscape shot of the Antarctic plateau in twilight. Wind has blown the snow into sastrugi patterns but it is a hard surface, very cold at -30 degrees and there is a strong breeze.

    14 July 2017

    This week at Davis we're celebrating birthdays, visiting the plateau, welcoming back the sun and talking with our brewmaster.

  • The architectural peaks of the blizz.

    7 July 2017

    This week at Davis we're enjoying the recent powder snow, visiting Platcha hut and Hawker Island, and winterising the waste water treatment plant.

  • A mandarin orange sky behind the bergs during civil twilight.

    30 June 2017

    This week at Davis we're still savouring the midwinter celebration and visited Kazak Island.

  • Tony and Richard with icy beards in the hot tub.

    23 June 2017

    This week at Davis, Sharky holds a TaeKwon-Do grading on station and we celebrate midwinter's day.

  • Cracks in the ice at Lake Druzhby.

    16 June 2017

    This week at Davis we're photographing the frozen lakes, looking at other sides of being an expeditioner and creating a pool for the midwinter swim.

  • LED lit cracks in Lake Druzhby with a sneaky green aurora overhead.

    9 June 2017

    This week at Davis we're visiting frozen lakes, servicing penguin monitoring cameras, renovating bedrooms and making ice cream treats.

  • The day after the blizzard the LQ building is covered on the outside with snow. A large blizz tail has also formed.

    2 June 2017

    This week at Davis we're enjoying the Dreamtime at the G footy match for Reconciliation Week, experiencing our third blizzard, watching the sea ice and anticipating the winter darkness.

  • The icebergs frozen into fast ice between the island with Bandits hut and the plateau. Snow is seen blowing across the plateau down into the fjord.

    26 May 2017

    This week at Davis we had Hägglunds recovery training, enjoyed a prolonged weekend at Bandits Hut and a quiz night on station.

  • A close up of Jock's beard covered in ice and snow.

    19 May 2017

    This week at Davis we celebrated a couple of birthdays and experienced a blizzard.

  • Ralph is on a walk, wearing a large pack but still manages to strike a dramatic pose for the camera.

    12 May 2017

    This week at Davis we're learning about Ralph's insights, visiting Platcha Hut and replacing an engine in the Main Power House.

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