Cape Spear

Local nameCape Spear

Cape Spear is a headland located on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland near St. John's in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. At a longitude of 52°37' W, it is the easternmost point in Canada and North America, excluding Greenland.Cape Spear is within the municipal boundaries of the city of St. John's, located about 12 kilometres from downtown St. John's.The Portuguese named this location Cabo da Esperança, meaning "cape of hope", which became Cap d'Espoir in French and finally "Cape Spear".

Cape Spear is the trailhead/trail end for two components of the East Coast Trail.

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Address 1914 Blackhead Rd, A0A, Canada

Coordinates 47°31'16.315" N -52°37'20.783" E

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