Seminoles the final tribe

In the 1740s following the demise of the Calusa and Tequesta, in southern Florida, the Native Americans were referred to as “Spanish Indians” due to friendlier relations with Spain. When the Creek invaded the Florida peninsula. They conquered and...

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Geology and Hydrology of the Everglades

Geology Together with a warm, wet, subtropical climate, the geology of South Florida provides well-suited conditions for the Everglades large marshland and ecosystem. The water-bearing rock and soil are due to the layers of porous and permeable limestone that affect...

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Everglades the River of Grass

As most people know, in 1974, Marjory Stoneman Douglas dubbed the Everglades as the River of Grass to describe the slow movement of shallow sheet flow through sawgrass marshes. Not a true grass, Sawgrass is a member of the sedge family, characterized by...

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