This week at Mawson

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner getting a little clearance over sastrugi on a quad bike

    3 October 2008

    This weeks illustration During the week Geoff, our experienced dieso mechanic travelled out to Auster Rookery with mates Nick and AJ. With vis a little low Geoff didn't see the sastrugi ahead, the result, well there was a little bit …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner waiting for the helicopters

    7 November 2008

    This will be the 2007/08 Mawson team's last edition as we're about to stand aside and make room for the new team to take our place. A big thanks to the Mawson team for contributing to Icy News each week …

  • S76 helicopter transferring Expeditioners from Davis to Mawson being refueled on Sansom island

    5 December 2008

    After four weeks of travel and three weeks waiting at Davis for a break in the weather, the Mawson 2008-09 crew on Voyage 1 finally started to make an appearance at Mawson. Two days of flying last week brought in …

  • 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 …

  • Cartoon of krill caught in fishnet (stockings)

    19 September 2008

    This week's illustration Nick C's interpretation of krill getting caught up in fishnets. Krill in Fishnet – an ecological disaster Photo: Nick C At work Work continues on at Mawson as per normal or does it? This week a few …

  • Image of Incoming Mawson Station Leader  and S76 helicopter

    12 December 2008

    We're here! Tuesday December 9th finally saw some good weather and the remaining Mawsonites still at Davis flew in and swapped places with the outgoing 2007-8 Mawson crew. Peter 'Noodles' H and S76 helicopter Photo: Peter H On the Penguin …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner after an altercation with an Emperor penguin

    28 November 2008

    The 2008 Mawson Wintering team have had a great year and by the end of this week two things will come to an end: The Emperor Penguin Project 2008 Wintering team will commence their departure from station and hand over …

  • Cartoon by Mawson Station Expeditioner

    21 November 2008

    This week's News brought to you by Jodi W, Supervising Communications Tech. Officer This Week's Illustration Mawson's Own Version of Krill Cam Photo: Nick C Well, here we are at Mawson, and any day now we will see the helicopters. …

  • Cartoon of Mawson Station Expeditioner with plans to ride quad bike to Davis Station

    14 November 2008

    Last week I reported it was our last 'Station News weekly update' for the season as we were expecting to see the new crew come in and for us to hand over the station… well, the Mawson 2008 Winterers are …

  • 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 …

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