This week at Mawson

26 June 2009
Digger lifting turbine foundations After a few days of calm mild weather our prayers were answered and mid-winters day saw -20°C and 75 km/h winds – just the way we like it at Mawson.  Concerned that midwinters may be seen as just a silly …

19 June 2009
Sunset at Mawson Station Our regular readers are no doubt hanging out for some news from Mawson, after missing out last week. The weather: The temperature over the last fortnight has ranged from a maximum of -3.6 (warmer than Canberra) to -25.6. It's been …

5 June 2009
Mawson Station expeditioners busy making model planes The weather The wind settled right down this week, although it did get up to 108 km/h at one stage. The days are getting very short but there has been a party out in the field almost every day making …

29 May 2009
Mawson Station Doctor taking a well-earned rest The weather: What a strange week. 4 days of blizz last week then straight into another 2 days of blizz with temperatures up to a whopping -2.5 degrees down to -23.7. We have had 0.2 hours of day light in …

22 May 2009
Katabatic wind blows snow off the plateau near Mawson Station The weather: It's been a very blowy week. For 5 out of the last 7 days the wind speed has reached over 100 km/h, with the peak being 150 km/h or 81 knots. The conditions that bring strong winds usually …

15 May 2009
A wet vaccum The weather: The max this week was -7.5 and the min was -23.7. On most days the temperature has been down below the -20 mark, and both days on the weekend had wind speeds hitting the 102 km/h mark, enough …

8 May 2009
Mawson Station Plumber working on a Tilley lamp to be used in field huts The weather: Just for a change, it has been cold and windy at Mawson this week. The temperature has ranged from -19.6 to -7.4 degrees; with the wind getting up to a lazy 117 km/h. Both our plumbers have been …

1 May 2009
Mawson Station Expeditioners waiting for dawn to arrive on Anzac Day 2009 The weather: The mercury has been up and down a bit this week. It got down to -23 on the weekend, and it rose as the wind picked up over the last couple of days to a high of -8. …

24 April 2009
Train Birthday Cake for Mawson Station Expeditioner The weather: The temperature range over the last week has been -10 to -23, and a very blowy few days last week saw a peak wind speed of 163 km/h or 88 knots. With the nights getting longer, our evening …

17 April 2009
Mawson Station Expeditioners carrying parts to renovate the Station green store gym After a week off, we're pleased to bring you a special Bumper Easter Edition of This week at Mawson. The weather: Over the last two weeks, the temperature has been getting a bit more serious. Six days in a row …

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