This week at Davis

  • 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 …

  • Bulldozer levelling road base

    19 October 2007

    Things are happening around station this week that remind us of the AA and resupply. Yogi is calling cargo cut off dates, machines not active since summer are being exercised, escapees packing personal possessions and way construction. Road Base Photo: …

  • Lake Stinear with mirror reflections

    17 August 2007

    Davis has had yet another exciting week. The rapidly increasing number of daylight hours has increased interest in outdoors activities again and the mild weather has continued apart from an "almost" blizzard mid week.  Lake Stinear Photo: David Correll   …

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