SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mac. Robertson Land (USA) 70° 00' 00.0" S 65° 00' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 128324 Place ID: 8833

That portion of Antarctica lying southward of the coast between William Scoresby Bay and Cape Darnley. In the east it includes the Prince Charles Mountains. Named by the BANZARE, 1929-31, under Douglas Mawson, after Sir MacPherson Robertson of Melbourne, a patron of the expedition.

Mac.Robertson Land (AUS) 70° 00' 00.0" S 65° 00' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 1296 Place ID: 8833

The sector of Antarctica discovered during the 1929-30 voyage of BANZARE under Sir Douglas Mawson.Surveyed by BANZARE in greater detail during the 1930-31 voyage when landings were made at Scullin Monolith and Cape Bruce. Named by Mawson after Sir MacPherson Robertson of Melbourne, a patron of the expedition.

MacRobertson Land (RUS) 69° 20' 00.0" S 67° 00' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 119189 Place ID: 8833

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