Strait of Florida

Strait of Florida

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Description

    The Straits of Florida, Florida Straits, or Strait of Havami is a strait located south-southeast of the North American mainlad, generally accepted to be between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and between the Florida Keys and Cuba. The strait carries the Florida Current, and the beginning of the Gulf Stream, from the Gulf of Mexico.

The total length of the Florida Straits exceeds 300 miles. The width varies from 60 to 100 miles. The main channel has been sounded to a depth of 6,000 feet.

2012/04/6
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2020/02/26
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Le détroit de Floride, ou le détroit de Havami est un détroit situé au sud-sud-est du continent nord-américain, généralement accepté d'être entre le Golfe du Mexique et l'océan Atlantique, entre les Keys de la Floride et Cuba. Le détroit porte le courant de Floride, le dfgdfg du Gulf Stream, en provenance du golfe du Mexique.

La longueur totale du détroit dépasse les 300 miles. La largeur varie de 60 à 100 miles. Le canal principal a été donnée à une profondeur de 1800 m.

2012/04/6
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Long Key (ou Rattlesnake key) (Florida Keys)

41nm
317°
Long Key was called Cayo Vivora (Rattlesnake Key) by early Spanish explorers, a reference to the shape of the island, which resembles a snake with its jaws open, rather than to its denizens.
In the early 20th century, Long
Key was the site of a luxurious fishing resort that ...
5 Apr 10
Joëlle

Elliot Key (Florida)

66nm
Elliott Key is the northernmost of the true Florida
Keys (those 'keys' which are ancient coral reefs lifted above the present sea level), and the largest key north of Key
Largo. It is located entirely within Biscayne National Park.
It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to ...
18 Apr 10
Joëlle

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (Key Largo)

48nm
354°
The first underwater park in the U.S., John Pennekamp Coral Reef State
Park encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles.
It is the coral reefs and their associated marine life that bring most visitors to the park.
Many enjoy the view of the reef from a glass-bottom ...
31 Mar 10
Joëlle

Key Vaca (Florida Keys)

49nm
297°
Key Vaca is an island in the middle Florida
Keys, located entirely within the borders of the city of Marathon, Florida. It is often incorrectly identified as
"Marathon Key."Key Vaca is located between Fat
Deer Key and Knight's Key. Key Vaca is also connected via bridge to ...
22 Mar 10
Joëlle

Conch Reef (Key Largo)

37nm
355°
Conch Reef has one of the best developed reef wall systems in the
Keys. Conch Reef contains stands of rare pillar coral and provides excellent habitat for conch. The seaward side has one of the best developed reef wall systems in the keys. Octocorals and basket sponges are also ...
1 Apr 10
Bubal

Lower Matecumbe Key (Florida Keys)

40nm
322°
The island lies to the southwest of Upper Matecumbe Key, and to the northeast of Craig
Key.
All of the key is within the Village of Islamorada as of November 4, 1997, when it was incorporated.
This key is the site of a number of Indian mounds and middens, most of which were ...
22 Mar 10
Joëlle