This week at Mawson

  • Wintry weather at Rumdoodle Hut

    5 October 2007

    Welcome to another edition of weekly news from Mawson. It's been a big week, with adventure, fine food, footy, climbing and birthdays. Early in the week, Warren and Chris returned from a well-earned but extended break off station at Rumdoodle. …

  • Lamb and chicken on spit roast

    12 October 2007

    G'day again from Mawson. Another week has gone by, with a few more interesting escapades on and off station. Last Saturday night saw the crew of Aeronomy Man (Cal Junior), Shane and chef extraordinaire Kirsten setting up a feast in …

  • View of Fang & Mt Parsons from Central Masson Range

    19 October 2007

    Welcome from Mawson. Spring has definitely arrived at Mawson this week, with clear skies, little to no wind and relatively warm temperatures (around -8C ) enabling many of us to take the opportunity to get off station. One party comprising …

  • Four expeditioners with chef's hats on

    28 September 2007

    Welcome once more from the Australian Antarctic Territory's Premier Station Mawson. A quieter week with most of us exploring various parts of the station and its immediate surrounds, as opposed to long distance trips. The highlight of the week occurred …

  • 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 …

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