Leslie Hill (Livingston Island)

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Location of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Leslie Hill from Miziya Peak, with Radnevo Peak and Zemen Knoll in the foreground and Burdick Ridge in the background.
Topographic map of Livingston Island and Smith Island
Christmas tree by Leslie Hill.

Leslie Hill (62°34′S 60°12′W / 62.567°S 60.200°W / -62.567; -60.200Coordinates: 62°34′S 60°12′W / 62.567°S 60.200°W / -62.567; -60.200) is a hill lying northward of Bowles Ridge and south of the Vidin Heights in the eastern part of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Situated 5.33 km north of Mount Bowles, 1.43 km east-northeast of the summit of Gleaner Heights and 3.15 km south-southwest of Radnevo Peak.

The hill was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1958 for David Leslie, Master of the American brig Gleaner, a whaler from New Bedford, Massachusetts, which was diverted to sealing in 1820–21 in the South Shetland Islands, following the discovery of this group.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Leslie Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-06-11. 
  2. ^ Alberts, Fred G., ed. (June 1995). Geographic Names of the Antarctic (PDF) (second ed.). United States Board on Geographic Names. p. 429. Retrieved 2012-04-05. 

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Leslie Hill" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).