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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mount Wilbye (GBR) 69° 30' 00.0" S 71° 24' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 111936 Place ID: 16030

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).

Mount Wilbye (USA) 69° 30' 00.0" S 71° 32' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 133688 Place ID: 16030

The higheat peak (c. 2,050 m) of Lassus Mountains in the N part of Alexander Island. Mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by UK-APC after John Wilbye (1574-1638), English madrigal composer.

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