Banwari Trace, an Archaic pre-ceramic site in southwestern Trinidad, is the oldest archaeological site in the Caribbean and the deposit is found on the southern edge of the Oropuche Lagoon. Banwari Man is considered to be the oldest skeleton found in the Caribbean.
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Main Ridge is the primary mountainous spine of the island of Tobago in the southern Caribbean. The Main Ridge Forest Reserve, which encompasses about 10,000 acres of tropical rain forest, is one of the oldest protected areas in the world.
The Northeast Tobago Biosphere Reserve is located within the northeast region of the island of Tobago, made up of a large marine and terrestrial area. The reserve presents a rare Caribbean Island Ridge-to-Ocean ecosystem that includes the world's oldest tropical rain forest reserve.