[Aruba Natural Bridge]

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Photograph of the Aruba Natural Bridge which is a coral limestone formation that is shaped like a bridge. The natural bridge measured 25 feet high and 100 feet long. On September 2, 2005, the bridge collapsed due to Hurricane Katrina and the damage it caused. The remains of the bridge are still a tourist attraction today.

Fotografía del Puente Natural de Aruba, que es una formación de piedra caliza coralina con forma de puente. El puente natural medía 25 pies de alto y 100 pies de largo. El 2 de septiembre de 2005, el puente se derrumbó debido al huracán Katrina y los daños que causó. Los restos del puente siguen siendo hoy una atracción turística.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Parlee, Lorena M. [1969..].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Lorena M. Parlee Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 523 times, with 41 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Aruba Natural Bridge]
  • Alternate Title: [Puente Natural de Aruba]

Description

Photograph of the Aruba Natural Bridge which is a coral limestone formation that is shaped like a bridge. The natural bridge measured 25 feet high and 100 feet long. On September 2, 2005, the bridge collapsed due to Hurricane Katrina and the damage it caused. The remains of the bridge are still a tourist attraction today.

Fotografía del Puente Natural de Aruba, que es una formación de piedra caliza coralina con forma de puente. El puente natural medía 25 pies de alto y 100 pies de largo. El 2 de septiembre de 2005, el puente se derrumbó debido al huracán Katrina y los daños que causó. Los restos del puente siguen siendo hoy una atracción turística.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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"Puente Natural - Aruba"

"Natural Bridge- Aruba"

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  • Preferred Citation: Lorena M Parlee Collection (AR0269), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Lorena M. Parlee Collection

Photographs from the collection of Lorena M. Parlee, a filmmaker, business executive, and educator.

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  • [1969..]

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  • March 31, 2020, 2:37 p.m.

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  • Sept. 16, 2022, 10:16 a.m.

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  • 12.541335, -69.95857

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Parlee, Lorena M. [Aruba Natural Bridge], photograph, [1969..]; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633667/: accessed September 25, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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