Moment Of Enlightenment Essay

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Geography of the City of Port of Spain
Just seven miles of northeast of its mother land Venezuela, separated by the Gulf of Paria, Trinidad is one of only 1,864 square miles and the Capitol Port of Spain is only one of only 5.2 sq mi. It is a city surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. With a longitude (W) of between 60* 54' and 61*56', Port of Spain has a latitude (N) of between 10* 3' and 10* 50'.With a tropical climate and rainy season that runs form June to December, unlike the other Caribbean cities, Port of Spain is not on the tropical storms and hurricane paths. Moreover the mountains of Port of Spain are unlike those of the other Caribbean cities. Trinidad ...view middle of the document...

At the same time, because most of the population deals with plantation, as estimated in 1993, fifteen percent of the land is permanent crops and nine percent permanent pastures, there are many environmental issues. Some of these current issues in the Port of Spain include “water pollution from agricultural chemicals, industrial wastes, and raw sewage; oil pollution of beaches; deforestation; soil erosion”. The Port of Spain also has many valuable natural resources such as natural gas, asphalt, and petroleum. The rivers of Trinidad are an important part of its geography.” These plains are watered and drained by a number of rivers and rivulets, and the flanks of the mountains deeply rent and furrowed by innumerable ravines. Proceeding eastward from Port-of-Spain, we meet in the northern division with the following perennial water-course: the Aricagua, or San Juan's the St.Joseph's. the Tacarigua, Arauca, Oropuna, Mujico, Arima, Maturita, Guanapa, Mmo, Aripo, and Valenica. All these streams have their sources in the northern range. After receiving the Valencia on he left and the Mamo on the right, as also the Cumuto, from the Tamana ridge, the Aripo River unites with the Guanape, to form the Caroni, of which the Aripo may be regarded as...

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