Battenberg Hill

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Location of Byers Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Battenberg Hill (Bulgarian: хълм Батенберг, ‘Halm Battenberg’ \'h&lm 'ba-ten-berg\) is a rocky hill rising to 166 m in Dospey Heights on Byers Peninsula of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Situated 1.8 km east of Start Hill, 1.8 km south of Voyteh Point and 2.19 km northwest of Penca Hill.

The hill is named after Prince Alexander Battenberg of Bulgaria (1857–1893).


Battenberg Hill is located at 62°35′43.5″S 61°08′31″W / 62.595417°S 61.14194°W / -62.595417; -61.14194Coordinates: 62°35′43.5″S 61°08′31″W / 62.595417°S 61.14194°W / -62.595417; -61.14194. Spanish mapping in 1992 and Bulgarian in 2009 and 2010.



This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.