Mac Robertson Land
(also known as Lars Christensen Land
in honor of Lars Christensen
) is that portion of Antarctica
lying southward of the coast
between William Scoresby Bay
and Cape Darnley
. Mac Robertson Land is located at . In the east
, Mac Robertson Land includes the Prince Charles Mountains
. Mac Robertson Land was named by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition
(BANZARE) (1929-1931), under Sir Douglas Mawson
, after Sir Macpherson Robertson
, a patron
of the expedition.
From 1965 onwards, members of the SAE (Soviet Antarctic Expeditions) began undertaking geological fieldwork in the Prince Charles Mountains, eventually establishing a base, Soyuz station, on the eastern shore of Beaver Lake in the northern Prince Charles Mountains.