This week at Mawson

  • Cartoon of Expeditioner trying to capture an Emperor penguin, and failing

    15 August 2008

    This week's illustration Daily wrangling : technique is everything : Phase 2 of the Emperor Penguin Projects draws to an end and still we are outsmarted by the emperors……….they are slippery little suckers……. Penguin wrangling : technique is everything On …

  • Mawson Station incinerator

    25 July 2008

    A quiz night, retrieval of a tide gauge from Horseshoe Harbour, a day trip to Auster Rookery and Mount Henderson, the annual kitchen shut down and spring clean, general works and maintenance programs, and again various stock takes dominated our …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner breaking all the appliances on Station

    5 September 2008

    This weeks illustration … after having a couple of power tools fail while using them, Nick has since been seen as the cause for all faulty electrical equipment at Mawson..' Nick should stay away from electrical appliances Photo: Nick C …

  • Panorama of Mawson Station at night with aurora above

    22 August 2008

    Mawson's Pic of the Week This week's best Mawson pic would have to be this panoramic photo of Mawson at night with a sensational Aurora hovering over the Station. Mawson at Night Photo: Tony B This weeks illustration Sunbathing at …

  • Official group photo of 2008 Wintering Expeditioners at Mawson Station

    12 September 2008

    Mawsonites The official Mawson Winterers 2008 station photo has been released and will soon be printed and on its way to Mawson to take its position on the wall. We were all determined to ensure the 'pesky' iceberg which blocked …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner

    29 August 2008

    This weeks illustration Ascent of Boj Man : With only three months before we leave station a number of Mawson expeditioners have decided to get trim and taunt for their return home. One of those expeditioners is 'Boj' who can …

  • 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 …

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