Mawson Station is a permanent base in Antarctica managed by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). It is named after the explorer, Douglas Mawson. Mawson is the oldest continuously inhabited Antarctic station below the Antarctic Circle.
It is located at in Mac Robertson Land. The site was chosen in 1954 by Dr. Philip Law, first director of the AAD, because there is a large natural harbour, named Horseshoe Harbour, and there is permanent exposed rock for building.
Mawson Station is the only station to use wind generators for over 70% of its power needs, saving over 600,000 litres of diesel fuel per year.
It is the oldest of Australias three permanent Antarctic bases.
From Wikipedia: "Established in 1954, Mawson is Australia's oldest Antarctic station and the oldest continuously inhabited Antarctic station south of the Antarctic Circle."
Mawson Station has mostly scientific jobs. You can learn more about Mawson Station at the Related Links.
Mawson Station is located on the coast of Antarctica.
Yes, there is a Mawson Station in Antarctica, supported by the Australian government.
The original station buildings were built in 1954 and some of the original buildings remain. The establishment of the base was proposed by Sir Douglas Mawson in 1946 and politically the item was discussed and finally funded, with the site identified in 1953.
Since 1954, so the answer is 2011-1954 = 57 years. Mawson station is Australia's oldest Antarctic station and the oldest continuously inhabited Antarctic station
The Australian Antarctic Division manages the station
Mawson Station is a base on the Antarctic continent. It is part of Australia's territorial claim, and is located in Mac Robertson Land, East Antarctica.
Mawson Station is located at Holme Bay in Mac Robertson Land. It's average low temperature is -21.7Â°C, (-7.1Â°F).
I don't know but it was named after Douglas Mawson. Owned, run and maintained by the Australian Antarctic Division.
According to Wikipedia: "The station was built during 1954."
All food, equipment, supplies and people are delivered to every research station by that government's logistical supply system. Food for Mawson Station probably comes from either Australia or New Zealand.
The names you want are Davis Station, Mawson Station and Casey Station.
Casey Station, Mawson Station and Davis Station are permanent Australian bases on Antarctica.
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Mawson Station is a permanent base in Antarctica managed by the Australian Antarctic Division . Named after the explorer, Douglas Mawson, it is not only Australia's oldest Antarctic station, but the oldest continuously inhabited Antarctic station of any nation. It houses approximately 20 personnel over winter and 60 in summer. They would be a mix of scientists and personnel with engineering backgrounds and probably a cook.
Mawson Station is located at Holme Bay in Mac Robertson Land, East Antarctica. Its actual location is 67° 36′ 0″ S, 62° 52′ 0″ E
Features and places named after Sir Douglas Mawson, Antarctic explorer, include:Mawson's Peak, the highest point on Australian territory (not on the Australian mainland, but on Heard Island)Mawson Peninsula, an ice-covered peninsula on the George V Coast, on the west side of Slava Ice Shelf, AntarcticaCape Mawson, Charcot IslandMawson Glacier, Victoria LandMawson Escarpment, on Lambert GlacierMawson Station, a permanent base in Antarctica overseen by the Australian Antarctic DivisionMawson Corridor, the sea passage between icebergs on the approach to Mawson Station at Holme BayMawson Coast, part of the coast of MacRobertson Land
7151 for the three stations Australia operates in the Antarctic:Casey StationDavis StationMawson Station
A: 66 Latitude, 110 Longitude :)