Name: Rancho La Brea.
Location: Los Angeles, California.
Age: 38,000 years old to recent.

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Location of Rancho La Brea

Map of California, Rancho La Brea is located on the outskirts of Los Angeles.


Rancho La Brea is one of three fossiliferous asphalt sites from Los Angeles southern California, the other two being Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County and McKittrick, in Kern County.  Rancho La Brea itself is located seven miles west of Los Angeles on the outskirts see picture above.

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