map-mawsonNationality: Australia

Location:East Antarctica. It is approached through “Iceberg Alley”, a channel lined with huge tabular bergs that have run aground on underwater banks.

History:Established in February 1954. Named for Douglas Mawson, it is the oldest, continuously occupied station south of the Antarctic Circle.

Science:Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, Geosciences, Human Impacts, Medical

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Wildlife:AdeliePenguins, Emperor Penguins, Antarctic, Snow, Cape and Wilson’s Storm Petrels with an occasional Elephant or Fur Seal.

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