Praslin: Pearl Breeding
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The Islands of Cousin and Cousine
|Near Anse Kerlan is a sea pearl breeding farm, growing black and blue pearls. This particular collection of shells consists of one year old giant shells which normally grow in symbiosis with coral reefs. The grown-up shells may become larger than 1m.
Date: Jän 26, 2007
Longitude: 55° 41.64'
Latitude: -4° 19.53'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08