Aripo applies to several place names in Trinidad. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aripo"
The Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) is the name of the series of straights separating the Gulf of Paria from the Caribbean Sea. There are four Bocas, from west to east they are: ...more on Wikipedia about "Bocas del Dragón"
The Caroni Swamp is the largest mangrove wetland in Trinidad and Tobago. It is located on the west coast of Trinidad, south of Port-of-Spain and northwest of Chaguanas, where the Caroni River meets the Gulf of Paria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Caroni Swamp"
The County of Caroni is located on the island of Trinidad, the major island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It lies south and southwest of the County of St. George, west of the County of Nariva and north of the County of Victoria. To the west it is bounded by the Gulf of Paria. County Caroni includes the town of Chaguanas, the largest town (by population) in the country. Admistratively it is divided between the Borough of Chaguanas, and the Couva- Tabaquite- Talparo and Tunapuna- Piarco Regional Corporations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Caroni, Trinidad and Tobago"
Chacachacare is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. Chacachacare in the westernmost of the Bocas Islands which belong to Trinidad and Tobago (Patos Island, which lies further west, was part of Trinidad and Tobago until 1940 when it was ceded to Venezuela). ...more on Wikipedia about "Chacachacare"
The Columbus Channel is the narrow body of water between the south coast of the island of Trinidad and the Venezuelan mainland. The Columbus Channel connects the Gulf of Paria with the Atlantic Ocean. ...more on Wikipedia about "Columbus Channel"
Historically, Trinidad was divided into eight counties, and these counties were subdivided into Wards. Tobago was adminstered as a Ward of County Saint David. ...more on Wikipedia about "Counties of Trinidad and Tobago"
The East-West Corridor is the built-up area of north Trinidad stretching from the capital, Port of Spain, 15 miles east to Arima. The term was coined by economist and political scientist Lloyd Best. The Corridor includes such towns as Barataria, San Juan, St. Joseph, Curepe, St. Augustine, Tunapuna, Tacarigua, Arouca, and Five Rivers, once distinct communities, now districts within a continuous urban area. For the most part it runs along the Eastern Main Road, between the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway and the foothills of the Northern Range. It is a densely populated and fairly congested strip of development along some of the best agricultural soils in the country. ...more on Wikipedia about "East-West Corridor"
Gaspar Grande or Gasparee is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gaspar Grande"
Trinidad and Tobago is an archipelagic republic consisting of 23 islands in the southern Caribbean between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela. They are the southernmost islands of the Lesser Antilles, located close to the South American continental shelf. Trinidad lies 11 kilometers off the northeast coast of Venezuela and 130 kilometers south of the Grenadines. It is 60 kilometers long and 80 kilometers at its maximum breadth and comprises an area of 4,828 square kilometers. Trinidad appears rectangular in shape with three projecting peninsular corners. Tobago is located thirty kilometers northeast of Trinidad, from which it is separated by a channel thirty-seven kilometers wide. The island is 42 kilometers long and 13 kilometers wide, with a total area of 300 square kilometers. Tobago is cigar-shaped in appearance and has a northeast-southwest alignment. ...more on Wikipedia about "Geography of Trinidad and Tobago"
Grande Riviere is a village on the north coast of the island of Trinidad, west of Toco and east of Matelot. Grande Riviere is one of the more remote places in Trinidad since it is connected to the rest of the island by a single road which runs along the coast to Toco and then crosses the Northern Range running parallel to the east coast. Grande Riviere is a popular with ecotourists as it provides an important nesting beach for Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) and it is the only place where it is possible to see the endangered Trinidad Piping Guan or Pawi. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grande Riviere"
The Gulf of Paria (Golfo de Paria in Spanish) is a shallow inland sea between the island of Trinidad (Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) and the east coast of Venezuela. This sheltered body of water is considered to be one of the best natural harbours on the Atlantic coast of the Americas. It was originally named Golfo de la Ballena (the Gulf of the Whale) by Christopher Columbus, but the 19th Century whaling industry eliminated whales from the area and populations have never recovered. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gulf of Paria"
Huevos is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. ...more on Wikipedia about "Huevos"
Trinidad and Tobago is an archipelagic republic in the southern Caribbean which consists of 23 distinct islands. The following is a list of these islands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Islands of Trinidad and Tobago"
L'Anse Mitan is the name of a road and a district located northeast of Moruga (Grand Chemin). ...more on Wikipedia about "L'Anse Mitan"
Little Tobago is a small island off the northeastern coast of Tobago, and part of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The island is about 1 square kilometre in area and is located at 11° 18' north latitude and 60° 31' west longitude, approximately 2.4 km from Speyside. The highest point on the island is approximately 137 m above sea level. ...more on Wikipedia about "Little Tobago"
Maracas Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Trinidad. It is located on the north side of the island, an hours mountainous drive from the capital city of Port-of-Spain. However, unlike many of the northern beaches of Trindad, Maracas Beach is protected by a deep bay and provides some of the best bodysurfing on the island. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maracas Beach"
Mayaro is the name of a bay, a county, and a group of villages in southeastern Trinidad and Tobago. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mayaro"
Monos is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. It is so named as the island was once home to noisy Red Howler Monkeys (Monos being the Spanish term for Monkeys). ...more on Wikipedia about "Monos"
Nariva is a county in Trinidad and Tobago. It is located in eastern Trinidad, south of the county of Saint Andrew and north of the county of Mayaro, to the west by the county of Victoria and to the northwest by the county of Saint George. The southern boundary of the county lies along the Ortoire River and the western boundary is Cocos Bay (more commonly referred to as Manzanilla Bay). The towns of Rio Claro and Ecclesville are located in Nariva county. The Nariva Swamp is located in the eastern part of Nariva County. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nariva"
The Nariva Swamp is the largest freshwater wetland in Trinidad and Tobago and has been designated a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention. The swamp is located on the east coast of Trinidad, immediately inland from the Manzanilla Bay. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nariva Swamp" Please tell your friends about http://www.shortopedia.com Geography_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago
Nelson Island, Trinidad and Tobago is one of the Five Islands which lie west of Port-of-Spain in the Gulf of Paria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nelson Island, Trinidad and Tobago"
The Northern Range is the range of tall hills across the northern portion of Trinidad, the major island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The hills rise abruptly from the lowlands of northern Trinidad (the so-called East-West Corridor), but only the two tallest peaks, El Cerro del Aripo and El Tucuche top 900 m. ...more on Wikipedia about "Northern Range"
The Pitch Lake is a lake of natural asphalt located at La Brea in southwest Trinidad. The lake covers about 40 ha and is reported to be 75 m deep. The Pitch Lake is considered a tourist attraction and attracts about 20,000 visitors annually. It has been compared to an ill kept car park and has been called the ugliest tourist attraction in the Caribbean. It is also mined for asphalt which is exported for high-quality road construction. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pitch Lake"
Point Lisas is the site of the Point Lisas Industrial Estate and the Port of Point Lisas, both of which are managed by Plipdeco (the Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Company). Point Lisas is located in central Trinidad, immediately west of the town of Couva. ...more on Wikipedia about "Point Lisas" Please inform your friends about http://www.shortopedia.com shortopedia
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