5 Strange Lakes From Around the World
3- Pitch Lake, Trinidad
The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world, at La Brea in southwest Trinidad, within the Siparia Regional Corporation. The lake covers about 40 ha and is reported to be 75 m deep.
Pitch Lake is a tourist attraction that attracts about 20,000 visitors annually. It is also mined for asphalt by Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago.