This week at Mawson

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioners during Annual Kitchen renovation

    1 August 2008

    Another week which has flown by quickly – the annual kitchen shut down and spring clean involving all station personnel ended last Friday, phase two of the Emperor Penguin Project has commenced, general work programs continue and we celebrated Wastmas …

  • 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 …

  • Saturday Night 'Beach Party' at Mawson Station

    18 July 2008

    A beach party, three days of blizzard, a day trip to Auster Rookery, installation of a new heat exchanger to engine No. 1 in the main power house, general works and maintenance programs, and various stock takes dominated out time …

  • Mawson Station Expeditioner standing in front of cracked iceberg

    11 July 2008

    During the week we had two groups go out in the in field, one group to Auster Rookery and the other to Mount Henderson and Fang Hut, a 4th of July party for Gary (our American born expeditioner) and it …

  • Cartoon from Mawson Station

    8 August 2008

    This week's illustration The daily migration of the modern expeditioner : captured well by Nick, numerous members of the Mawson team often feel guilty after spending a lot of time with their heads in the fridge. The Daily Migration of …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Mawson Station from the plateau, showing the Horseshoe Harbour iceberg.

    19 December 2008

    The Horseshow Harbour Iceberg Mawson from the plateau, showing the Horseshoe Harbour iceberg. Photo: Peter S One of the reasons Mawson Station was built at this site (in 1954), is that it has a very nice sheltered harbour in a …

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