Leeve Island

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Leeve Island
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Leeve Island is located in Antarctica
Leeve Island
Leeve Island
Location in 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
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

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.