Florida Keys


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Florida Keys

A chain of small coral and limestone islands and reefs extending about 240 km (150 mi) in a southwestward arc from south of Miami to Key West. The Keys are popular tourist resorts noted for their fishing and tropical vegetation.

Flor′ida Keys′


n.pl.
a chain of small islands and reefs off the coast of S Florida. ab. 225 mi. (362 km) long.
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Today, Governor Rick Scott, and several state agency heads, held meetings in the Florida Keys focused on how to assist Monroe County to quickly open the Keys to residents.
com/florida-keys-damage-hurricane-irma-shown-new-pictures-2589536) Florida Keys , one of the worst hit areas, residents were still not allowed to return home Thursday.
National Weather Service warned that a "life-threatening storm surge" is expected in the Florida Keys - a chain of small islands in Florida's south - and also the west coast of Florida.
A Florida Keys tradition, this long established restaurant is back with the original owner.
It has been a long time coming for the Florida Keys, but the enormous undertaking of connecting all of the islands to central sewer lines to replace the use of septic tanks is nearly complete.
The tourism office of Ithaca, New York, is waving the white flag on winter and advising visitors to its website to check out the Florida Keys instead.
FLORIDA KEYS HEAD to Fort Lauderdale and the Florida Keys for PS1149 per person.
The Florida Keys “Top-to-Bottom” Adventure will depart from Miami, Florida and include alligator viewing in the Everglades, snorkeling at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, kayaking in Islamorada, a Dolphin Research Center VIP tour, a free day in Key West and more.
A freelance writer living in the Florida Keys, Bertelli provides directions, depths, descriptions, habitat identification, and GPS coordinates to what he considers some of the best snorkeling sites in the area.
Snorkeling the Florida Keys outlines snorkeling opportunities throughout the Florida Keys and provides coverage of the third largest barrier reef system in the world.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) said yesterday that it has expanded its 4G LTE network in the Florida Keys.
Forecasters say a hurricane watch has been extended to include the New Orleans area as Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way toward the Florida Keys.

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