Pits

Cavities in the earth, usually not below ground water level, that are shallow in proportion to their width and generally created for materials extraction or burial.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3414
Names
pits
pit
groeven Dutch
groeve Dutch
hoyos Spanish
hoyo Spanish
foso Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008027. The J. Paul Getty Trust.