Maurice Neville Hill FRS (29 May 1919 – 11 January 1966) was a British marine geophysicist.
Hill was the son of Nobel-prize winning physiologist Archibald Vivian Hill and Margaret Keynes, the daughter of John Neville Keynes and sister of John Maynard Keynes, was his mother. His sister was Polly Hill and his brother the biophysicist David Keynes Hill. In 1944 he married Philippa Pass, daughter of Douglas Pass, they had two sons and three daughters, including Julia Riley.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1962.
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