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Pitch Lake – A Natural Asphalt Resource

Posted on 02 March 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Sir Walter Raleigh first discovered the Pitch Lake while cruising through La Brea in southwest Trinidad. The Pitch Lake is one of the several natural asphalt lakes in the world. Since its discovery in 1595, several investigations and research have been conducted to determine the chemical composition and use of this substance found in the […]

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