An Atlas ofMaritime Florida Florida Heritage Publication
- 56 pages
- An Atlas ofMaritime Florida Florida Heritage Publication
- Roger C. Smith
- 01 January 2016 Roger C. Smith
❮Ebook❯ ➢ An Atlas ofMaritime Florida Florida Heritage Publication Author Roger C. Smith – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Finally a spending issue Democrats and Republicans can agree upon Atlas of Florida is a great buy Lawton Chiles Governor of the State of FloridaThe new Atlas of Florida skillfully chronicles Florida Finally a spending issue Democrats ofMaritime Florida eBook ✓ and Republicans can agree upon Atlas of Florida is a great buy Lawton Chiles Governor of the State of FloridaThe new Atlas of Florida skillfully chronicles Florida's emergence as a megastate It is an invaluable resource for educators and business people who need the latest facts and figures about Florida's population environment economy and political makeup But like the An Atlas Epub / state itself this book is not all business Turn to any page and you're bound to learn something new Jim Smith Secretary of the State of FloridaAn invaluable reference volume It is rich in information that should fill the needs of anyone looking for material on the state Florida LivingThe new Atlas of Florida revised for the first time in ten years is seasoned with the people of Florida flavored with the patterns of their activities and served in a full color oversized volume A handsome book for reference or reading Atlas of Florida offers a complete overview of Florida life and history in visual form The all new Atlas of Florida gives youFACTSThe first Christmas in the present day United States was celebrated in Tallahassee in by Hernando de Atlas ofMaritime Florida Florida Heritage eBook Î Soto and his menMore money is spent per capita for lotto tickets in Florida counties with high per capita income than in counties with low per capita income excluding border countiesJacksonville's St Johns River City Band is one of only two professional brass bands in the United StatesFIGURES inches of rain fell in hours in Yankeetown Florida on September % of all limes produced in the United States are grown in FloridaIn constant dollars five times as much money is spent per student K today than in the s but teachers' salaries also in constant dollars were lower in than in FESTIVALSAttend the international kite flying festival in Sarasota in January the swamp buggy races in Naples in February the rattlesnake festival in San Antonio near Tampa in October the Blue Angels Air Show in Pensacola in NovemberPHOTOGRAPHSThe new Atlas contains than color photographs and black and white photographsTHE FEELING OF THE STATE% of all vascular plants fish amphibians reptiles bird andmammal species found in Florida exist nowhere else in the worldFlorida has the second longest coastline of any state Alaska's is longerUntil the mid s Tampa was the world's leading producer of cigarsRollins College in Winter Park has a male and a female water skiing teamThe Metro Dade Art in Public Places program has attracted such renowned contemporary artists to the state as Claes Oldenburg Coosje van Bruggen Karel Appel Romare Bearden Robert Rauschenberg and Alexander CalderContents including special or new featuresIntroductionNatural EnvironmentMaps color photographs and descriptions of ecosystems and landforms; wildlife habitat types mapped from Landsat imagery; new section on weather and climateHistory and CultureCigar manufacturing sponge fishing first map showing expansion of agriculture in south Florida; compendium of art museums public art dance music theater film folk art religion and language; new sections on Indians exploration and missionsPopulation census data analyzed and displayed; details of growth in southeast Florida; place of origin of immigrants and in migrantsEconomicsGrowth of regional malls; growth of high tech industry; foreign ownership of land; updated cost of living figures by countyRecreation and TourismMajor commercial and public attractions listed by region; economics of tourism; lists of men's and women's college sports and all professional sport teams and their locations baseball spring training sitesInfrastructure and PlanningRoads and commuter information; energy; waste management; comprehensive planning and land acuisition programsOrigin of Place NamesIn some Seminole tongues Miami means great water Pensacola means the place where the bearded people lived Alachua means sinkhole; Chassahowitzka means place of the hanging pumpkinsStatisticsIndexEdward A Fernald State Geographer of Florida is associate vice president for academic affairs director of the Institute of Science and Public Affairs and professor of geography at the Florida State University Elizabeth Purdum is a research associate at the ISPA and adjunct assistant professor of anthropology at FSUJames R Anderson Jr is director of the Florida Resources and Environmental Analysis Center and an instructor of geography at FSU Peter A Krafft is director of cartography for the Florida Resources and Environmental Analysis Center and an instructor of geography at FSU Published in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Public Affairs the Florida State University.