This week at Mawson

  • Mawson Station with snow cover

    14 September 2007

    Hi again from Mawson. It's been a mixed bag of a week at Australia's premier station, with our first proper snow of the season. The white, fluffy stuff came down in great quantities last Sunday afternoon, blanketing the station in …

  • Life-sized model of emperor penguin: 'fixing' coffee machine

    31 August 2007

    Hello to all from Mawson. This edition is brought to you by the Auster Penguins. We got word last week that the crew at Mawson were feeling a little flat. So after having a beak with a few of our …

  • Hagglunds leaving Davis Station

    26 October 2007

    G'day again from Mawson. It has been another busy week, with some biology field work and a lot of emphasis on the finishing of personal and station projects before the planes arrive to convey us over to Davis to connect …

  • Food and first aid cache boxes covered with snow

    7 September 2007

    Welcome back to Mawson. Many thanks to our penguin friends for producing our news in our absence last week. Great job, birds. A highlight of the past week was a trip to an un-named island in the south of the …

  • Four expeditions wearing chef's hats and aprons

    21 September 2007

    G'day again from Antarctica's Premier Station. This week's news is brought to you by an assortment of characters. The second round of the Iron Chef competition last Saturday saw Team Shane and Cal Jnr up against Team Cookie and Duds. …

  • Skua flying above Berchervaise Island

    7 December 2007

    Gary M, one of the electricians at Mawson, spent a day at Bechervaise Island only a few km's off station and accessible by sea-ice to complete some much needed work at one of the huts. While at Bech. Gary was …

  • Expeditioners on field training making their way over the ice

    14 December 2007

    Quite a lot happening at Mawson this week with the trades team working hard on the annual power house shut down, field training, science programs, general work duties, a few social events and a recreational trip out to Auster Rookery. …

  • Expeditioner undertaking maintenance work on Mawson Station powerhouse engine

    21 December 2007

    Major maintenance works Over the past two weeks most of the Mawson trades staff have been focused on annual maintenance work. Once per year the powerhouse is shut down and the team focuses on preventative maintenance to ensure trouble-free operations …

  • Expeditioners at the bar - holding drinks

    24 August 2007

    Hi all again from the Premier Station, Mawson. It has been another big week of work and play, with field trips and Friday frivolities the subject of this Icy News.One of the institutions at Mawson this winter has been the …

  • Expeditioner at Mawson Station

    30 November 2007

    This week's news has been submitted by Peter McL, better known to his friends at Mawson as 'Jock'. This is Jock's second time to Mawson, the first being 26 years ago. Jock McL, Nov, 2007. Photo: Tony B   Reminiscing …

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