Cape Lazo

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Cape Lazo is a headland at the tip of the Comox Peninsula on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.[1] The community of Lazo is located near the cape.[2]

In 1791 Narváez named the cape Punta de Lazo de la Vega. In Spanish, lazo means 'snare' and vega means 'an open plain'.[3]:151


  1. ^ BC Names/GeoBC entry "Cape Lazo"
  2. ^ BC Names/GeoBC entry "Lazo (community)"
  3. ^ Akrigg, G.P.V.; Akrigg, Helen B. (1986), British Columbia Place Names (3rd, 1997 ed.), Vancouver: UBC Press, ISBN 0-7748-0636-2

Coordinates: 49°42′05″N 124°51′36″W / 49.70139°N 124.86000°W / 49.70139; -124.86000 (Cape Lazo)