5 Strange Lakes From Around the World

3- Pitch Lake, Trinidad

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The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world,[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

Pitch Lake is a tourist attraction that attracts about 20,000 visitors annually[citation needed]. It is also mined for asphalt by Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago.

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