Cape Lazo

Feature Type:Cape - Prominent elevated projection of land extending into a body of water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE. of Comox Harbour, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°42'05''N, 124°51'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 March 1922 on Ottawa file OBF 0671.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

"Named punta de Lazo de la Vega by Narvaez, 1791. Lazo is Spanish for 'snare'." (18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office