Pitch lake around 1892.

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2011-04-14

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This collection was digitized and made accessible via UWISpace by the Digital Library Services Centre(DLSC),the Alma Jordan Library, the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Campus,Trinidad and Tobago.

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Photograph shows the Pitch Lake in Trinidad, the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world, as it looked around 1892. The Pitch Lake is located in La Brea. In the photograph the sea shore is visible and lined with coconut trees. There are small boats moored and barrels of pitch on the shore.

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