Leeve Island facts for kids
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Leeve Island (Bulgarian: остров Лееве, IPA: [ˈɔstrof ˈlɛɛvɛ]) 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.
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN: 978-954-92032-6-4 (Second edition 2010, ISBN: 978-954-92032-9-5)
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