Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Wilbye, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Wilbye (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
highest peak (c.2050m) of Lassus Mountains (q.v.), NW Alexander Island, in association with the names of composers in this area, was named after John Wilbye (1574-1638), English madrigal composer ([in 69°25'S 71°37'W] APC, 1961, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [in 69°30'S 71°40'W] APC, 1977, p.35; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1986, p.4).
No images of this place could be found.