Caloosahatchee River


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Ca·loo·sa·hatch·ee River

 (kə-lo͞o′sə-hăch′ē)
A river of southern Florida, about 120 km (75 mi) long, flowing west from south-central Florida to the Gulf of Mexico. It is connected to Lake Okeechobee by a canal and forms the western part of a cross-state waterway.
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Noun1.Caloosahatchee River - a river in southern Florida that flows westerly to the Gulf of Mexico; forms the western end of the Cross-Florida Waterway
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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The Caloosahatchee River is usually overlooked by bass fishermen, according to Lee County Sheriff's Department officer and Cape Coral Bass Club member Sylvester Smalls.
through the beautiful neighborhoods along the Caloosahatchee River, then continues through the Downtown River District, over the Edison Bridge and back.
The attack came as Kaleb cooled off in the Caloosahatchee River in Florida.
Langdale, who is known as Fred to his buddies, was swimming Monday in the Caloosahatchee River when the 11-foot gator suddenly attacked.
Location: This area is generally bound on the north by Cape Coral Parkway, on the east by the Bimini Canal and the San Carlos Canal, on the west by Pelican Boulevard, Eldorado Parkway West and SW 1st Court and on the south by the Caloosahatchee River.
Savona Bay is located in the desirable Iona area of Fort Myers on the banks of the scenic Caloosahatchee River, near Tanger Outlets and only minutes from the white sands of Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island.
Kaleb Langdale was swimming when he was attacked by the 10ft reptile in the Caloosahatchee River.
Historically, the Caloosahatchee River was a meandering system with numerous oxbows, flowing from its headwaters at the marshlands of Lake Flirt, west of Lake Okeechobee, to the Gulf of Mexico.
Biologists estimate that less than 100 of the animals are alive in the wild today, hanging on in the southern tip of Florida below the Caloosahatchee River.
After looking at brochures for the Oasis, Yosvani Alfonso thought he was buying into a luxurious "urban-tropical" lifestyle when he slapped down a $106,180 preconstruction deposit for a condo overlooking the Caloosahatchee River in downtown Fort Myers.
Cape Coral is a purpose-built resort that looks south across the Caloosahatchee River to Fort Myers, and Riverside.
By 1917, the four large muck-dredged canals that dissected the Everglades, together with the Caloosahatchee River, dropped Okeechobee from about 22 feet above sea level to between 17 and 19.