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BC, BC (Nearby: False Bay, Lasqueti, French Creek, Qualicum Beach, Parksville)

  • Lasqueti
  • Lindbergh Island

Lasqueti Island
BC, British Columbia
V0R 2J0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Lasqueti - Named by Narvaez in 1791 after Juan Maria Lasqueti, a prominent Spanish naval officer.
  • Lindbergh Island - So named, at the request of its American owner, shortly after Colonel Lindbergh's famous trans-Atlantic flight.
  • At the time it was noted by Captain H.D. Parizeau, the West Coast hydrographer, that this is a very tiny island to name after so famous a man.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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