Leeve Island facts for kids
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Location of Leeve Island
|Coordinates||62°21′10″S 59°40′58.5″W / 62.35278°S 59.682917°W|
|Archipelago||South Shetland Islands|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Leeve Island (Bulgarian: остров Лееве) is the low ice-free island in the Onogur group off the northwest coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica extending 200 m in southeast-northwest direction and 80 m wide. It is separated from Redina Island by a 100 m wide passage.
The island is named after Leeve River in Rila Mountain, Bulgaria.
Leeve Island is located 1.46 km to the north of Misnomer Point and 640 m west-southwest of Shipot Point. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.
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