Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Alapaha Rise

The largest single spring in the United States, with a discharge of 22,700 l/s. This is a rise of submerged river. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.43872 N...

Castillo de San Marco

The oldest masonry fort in the United States, built in 1672 – 1695 by Spaniards and Brits. A star fort built to protect St....

Tampa Bay Hotel

Historical, pompous hotel building. Built in 1888 – 1891 and marks the beginnings of tourism industry in this part of Florida. Constructed in Moorish...

Lake Jackson

Shallow, 12 km long lake with two sinkholes in it. This lake has disappeared underground four times since 1907. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.52702 N 84.32219 W Categories: Lakes...

Falling Waters Sink

The tallest waterfall in Florida. It is active only during wet season when a stream falls in 35 m deep and 6.5 m wide...

Cohen House

Large private house, built in 1955 and designed by Paul Rudolph. Its architecture has left huge influence on modern architecture worldwide and represents a...

Miami Circle

A circle formed by 24 postholes, made sometimes around 0 – 300 AD. Diameter of this perfect circle is 11.5 m. Postholes are cut...

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

An enormous art museum which was established in 1927 with very rich collections of European and American art. Museum has an extensive collection of...

Crystal River Rock Art

Three large upright boulders with petrolgyphs. These carved images resemble humans. Possible time of creation – 100 BC. Nearby are burial mounds, platforms. Location, GPS...

Mud Lake Canal

Large scale prehistoric structure – artificially made canal for canoes to simplify yearly migrations – to avoid rough waters of Mexico Gulf. Canal is...