This week at Mawson

14 December 2007
Expeditioners on field training making their way over the ice 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. …

7 December 2007
Skua flying above Berchervaise Island 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 …

12 October 2007
Lamb and chicken on spit roast 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 …

5 October 2007
Wintry weather at Rumdoodle Hut 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. …

24 August 2007
Expeditioners at the bar - holding drinks 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 …

17 August 2007
Expeditioner using a magnet to pick up rubbish Another big week has concluded at Mawson with many highlights keeping us all entertained. Jo and John commenced proceedings with a rubbish hunt around East Arm. With magnets at the ready, the two made a dent in the assorted flotsam …

10 August 2007
Expeditioner refuelling machinery Lending weight to the theory that spring is the time for amour (at least it was a generation ago), there have been 3 birthdays at Mawson in the past week, commencing with Chris who celebrated out at Macey Hut over …

31 August 2007
Life-sized model of emperor penguin: 'fixing' coffee machine 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 …

7 September 2007
Food and first aid cache boxes covered with snow 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 …

28 September 2007
Four expeditioners with chef's hats on 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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