Australia’s field sites can be used during the Antarctic summer. Australian field sites within the AAT include:
Location: 70°47’ S 68°17’ E, near the Prince Charles Mountains.
Beaver Lake Base was established in 1995. It is used to support Northern Prince Charles Mountains and Amery Ice Shelf operations in Mac.Robertson Land.
Béchervaise Island Huts
Location: 67° 35’ S 62° 48’ E on Béchervaise Island in Holme Bay, Mac.Robertson Land.
The huts are used to support penguin research and long-term monitoring.
Location: 67° 00’ S 142° 40’ E Cape Denison.
Home to Mawson’s Huts Historic Site and supporting field huts, Cape Denison juts northward into Commonwealth Bay in George V Land. Mawson’s Huts Historic Site is located within Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA) 162.
Edgeworth David Base
Location: 66° 15’ S 100° 36’ E in the Bunger Hills.
Edgeworth David was established as a summer camp in 1986. It is located approximately 440km west of Casey research station and 85km inland from the Shackleton Ice Shelf in the Bunger Hills region, Wilkes Land.
Location: 69° 23’ S 76° 23’ E, at an elevation of 65m, in the Larsemann Hills.
The Larsemann Hills are an ice-free area 110km southwest of Davis research station in Princess Elizabeth Land. Law Base is located within Antarctic Specially Managed Area (ASMA) 6, Larsemann Hills. This area is jointly managed by Australia, China, India and the Russian Federation as the countries with research stations in the area.
Scullin Monolith Refuge
Location: 67°47’ S 66°42’ E.
The Scullin Monolith shelter was established in 1988. It is located approximately 180km east of Mawson in Mac.Robertson Land.