This week at Mawson

  • Hut and Hagglunds with green aurora lights in the sky above them

    14 September 2012 Single page view

    Over the last six months, the expeditoners of Mawson have enjoyed many field excursions to the closest field huts. This week they present a collection of photos to give you a sense of life inside these warm and cosy hideaways.

  • A photo of an expeditioner at Auster with a reflection of the photographer and icebergs in the right side of his sunglasses and a reflection of people and Hagglunds in the left side

    7 September 2012 Single page view

    At Mawson, the "Red Rocket" faces an operation and we have pics of the last week at the Auster penguin colony. Baby penguins included of course!

  • Adult and large chick still on the parent's feet

    31 August 2012 Single page view

    Birthdays celebrated in sugary style and an update on what is happening at the Auster emperor penguin colony

  • One of the Mawson wind turbines in light drifting snow

    24 August 2012 Single page view

    Mid-point dinner with wine tasting and Mawson's wind turbines get a greasy check-up.

  • A collage of a balloon release

    17 August 2012 Single page view

    At Mawson, the Meteorological Team explains weather balloons and laments the last sunrise visible from station, snow angels appear and there is diamond dust in the air.

  • The Macey red Apple Shelter at night with the moon and green curtains of an aurora

    10 August 2012 Single page view

    Pete's July report explaining jollies and the changeover at Auster with the chicks hatching. Don't miss these adorable photos!

  • The rising sun just above the horizon with the sky lit up

    3 August 2012 Single page view

    A truly fascinating story about magnetic observations and Pete captures beautiful natural phenomena at Mawson station.

  • Two penguins standing and three lying down in the foreground 100m away from a large huddle of thousands of penguins

    27 July 2012 Single page view

    A second visit to the emperor penguins at the Auster colony and not your every day garbage run on station.

  • The huddle moving with penguins streaming down one side as they move their position within the huddle

    20 July 2012 Single page view

    Come with Mawson expeditioners to witness one of the most spectacular and unique experiences on the planet! We provide comprehensive coverage of an expedition to the Auster emperor penguin colony including unique perspective from each expeditioner and photos that will impress. Wayne also celebrates a birthday!

  • Moon setting behind an ice berg

    13 July 2012 Single page view

    A State of Origin rugby report and an amazing sea-ice trip to the Taylor Glacier emperor penguin colony this week at Mawson.

  • The toy koala named Bear Grylls attached to the window of the tracked vehicle before departure

    6 July 2012 Single page view

    Mawson invites you to the Antarctic Food Festival. We also have Pete's report, Bear Grylls embarking on another adventure and tea time for Paul's birthday.

  • Looking east over East Bay with the wind blowing snow off the plateau

    29 June 2012 Single page view

    Mawson's midwinter celebrations are this week's focus with stories on the preparation and aftermath, the swim and spa, midwinter's day dinner and the Baby Seagulls band. We even had a 'Mawson Midwinter Olympics'!

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