Leeve Island

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Leeve Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Leeve Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Leeve Island
Leeve Island
Location of Leeve Island
Leeve Island is located in Antarctica
Leeve Island
Leeve Island
Leeve Island (Antarctica)
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°21′10″S 59°40′58.5″W / 62.35278°S 59.682917°W / -62.35278; -59.682917Coordinates: 62°21′10″S 59°40′58.5″W / 62.35278°S 59.682917°W / -62.35278; -59.682917
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Leeve Island (Bulgarian: остров Лееве, ‘Ostrov Leeve’ \'os-trov 'le-e-ve\) 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 north of Misnomer Point and 640 m west-southwest of Shipot Point. Bulgarian mapping in 2009.



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

Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.