The Pitch Lake of La Brea. Trinidad, B.W.I.

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Title: The Pitch Lake of La Brea. Trinidad, B.W.I.
Abstract: In this vintage postcard, four men in hats linger on the pitch at the Pitch Lake, La Brea, south west Trinidad. A lady is seated nearby. Numerous trees are spread across the horizon. The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. It was discovery by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1595. It is mined for asphalt and is a fascinating tourist attraction. Postcard number 1018.
Description: Colour: Coloured; Style: Landscape; Other: Unbordered; Divided
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/7185
Date: 2010-05-13


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