This week at Davis

  • Expeditioners working on Hagglunds

    14 September 2007

    Last weekend saw Annette, Tony, Matt and Brendan head out to Brookes Hut for a relaxing weekend of doing as little as possible. It didn't start out that way with their Hägglunds having some mechanical problems about half way to …

  • Expeditioners lifted up by crane near windows

    7 September 2007

    This week at Davis has been….. STOP!!! Hold everything!!! Nothing more is to happen on anything until Met get their windows clean! And unfortunately for you dear reader, that means our news too. Luckily for us all, Jason and Matt …

  • Deep Lake

    24 August 2007

    Deep Lake Photo: Dan Smith   Friday night saw a great gathering of pilots in the green store to show and discuss their fine engineering skills over an end of week ale. Unlike centuries of flight around the world, …

  • Man wearing hat and facing away from the camera

    31 August 2007

    Greetings from the Rivera of the South. This week's Icy News is brought to you by Fire Trucks from "Nina's" as a bad case of the "couldn't:" bee's attacked the Davis Construction Crew. Another week has flown by here gracing …

  • Expeditioners with birthday cake.

    5 October 2007

    Things are in full swing this week at Davis with every body preparing for when the big red boat gets back, … yum … fresh fruit! Carpets and floors are getting cleaned, beds are being made, vehicles are getting de-winterized …

  • Lone Adelie penguin

    12 October 2007

    The wildlife has started to return this week. The Weddells having been seen in increasing numbers in previous weeks have started pupping this week. The first sighting was by Cookie and Yogi, enjoying an afternoon trip down Long Fjord on …

  • Aurora Australia unloading supplies on ice near Davis Station

    23 November 2007

    Welcome to the first Icy News of the '08 season, bought to you by Station Leader Pete. Last week was taken up with station resupply over the ice, and official handover of the station. There was considerable excitement onboard the …

  • Skiway accommodation and offices near davis Station

    30 November 2007

    Life continues at a hectic pace here at Davis as the works programmes get into full swing and helicopters return from Mawson. Our two AGSOs Sharon and Glenn have been busy up at Woop Woop Skiway preparing the surface for …

  • 2007 Davis Station Communications team - 'Trev and Glenn'

    9 November 2007

    Greetings to all whose eyes grace us this week And so the time is upon us to pack it up and make like ducks. Last Friday saw our final formal dinner as members of the 60th ANARE and 50th wintering …

  • Crevasse at Sorsdal glacier near Davis Station

    2 November 2007

    Under the Yogi's illustrious leadership Glen H, Graham, Luigi, Colin, Denise and Glen R managed a quick 'summer holiday' at the Rauer Islands before the arrival of the ship. The crossing of the Sorsdal Glacier was exciting with some snow …

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