General links

Antarctic Air Transport Reports

Air transport 1999/2000 investigations (PDF 1.9 Mb or Word 4 Mb)
Air transport scoping study 1999 (PDF 1 Mb)


Inter- and intra-continental maps

The maps below are available in the Australian Antarctic Data centre (AADC) map catalogue as both PDF and JPEG format.

Map 1: Operating locations
Map 2: Casey region
Map 3: Davis region
Map 4: Mawson region 

Additional maps

Maps accompanying Characteristics of operating locations, Australian Antarctic Air transport system:

Map 1: Windmill Islands
Map 2: Casey Station
Map 3: Windmill Islands - wildlife concentrations
Map 4: Casey Station - snow petrel nesting sites
Map 5: Frazier Islands - bird breeding sites
Map 6: Ardery and Odbert Islands - SPA 3
Map 7: Clark Peninsula - SSSI 17, topography
Map 8: Casey to Wilkes
Map 9: Vestfold Hills and Davis - wildlife concentrations
Map 10: Hawker Island area
Map 11: Rauer Group - wildlife concentrations
Map 12: Davis Station
Map 13: Mawson region - wildlife concentrations
Map 14: Bechervaise and Welch Islands
Map 15: Mawson Station

Environmental considerations

Characteristics of operating locations, Australian Antarctic Air transport system
Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection Act) 1980
Department of the Environment
Antarctic Treaty (1959)
The Madrid Protocol [Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (1991)]
Australian Antarctic Science Strategy
Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

EPBC referral for an 'Antarctic Air Transport System'

Environmental Management (AAD)
Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPA)
SPA 1 Management Plan - Taylor Rookery, Mac Robertson Land
SPA 2 Management Plan - Rookery Islands, Mac Robertson Land
SPA 3 Management Plan - Ardery Island and Odbert Island, Budd Coast
SSSI 16 Management Plan - North-east Bailey Peninsula, Budd Coast, Wilkes Land
SSSI 17 Management Plan - Clark Peninsula, Budd Coast, Wilkes Land
SSSI 25 Management Plan - Marine Plain, Mule Peninsula, Vestfold Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land 

Additional online resources

Antarctic places


There are many online resources held at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre (AADC).


This page was last modified on 15 September 2011.