Cape Sable


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Noun1.Cape Sable - a cape at the southwest tip of Florida; the southernmost part of the United States mainland
Everglades National Park - a national park in Florida containing an immense subtropical wilderness with mangrove swamps and rare birds and wild animals
2.Cape Sable - a promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia - the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns
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They uncovered a secondhand account of flamingo nests in the Keys and another of three females near Cape Sable in the Everglades that were about to lay eggs.
mirabilis (Cape Sable seaside sparrow) that were domed were typically oriented to the east (Werner and Woolfenden, 1983).
Perez calls Cape Sable on the southernmost western shore of the Everglades "our canary in the coalmine." He adds: "Whatever is destined to happen to other coastal Florida communities is likely to first occur at Cape Sable." Studies show that the Cape's coastline receded between 492 and 984 feet from 1928 to 2005.
A storm came up and the ship hit Cape Sable Ledges off the southern tip of Nova Scotia, Canada, on February 20, 1860, and there were no survivors.
Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the program's water management practices threatened the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow.
The project was designated "emergency" by the Corps because of its location in the Everglades for the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow, an endangered bird species.
Returning from Yarmouth, where she was the main attraction at the local summer festival, she ran aground off Cape Sable in a heavy fog.
MARMAP surveys of the continental shelf from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, to Cape Sable, Nova Scotia (1977-1983).
In August 1993, for example, Balsley, Birks, and their colleagues used kites to examine ozone levels over Cape Sable Island, which is near the southern tip of Nova Scotia.
They showed that the survival of the Cape Sable seaside-sparrow is affected by processes occurring not only within protected areas but also outside those areas.
Grass for sparrow nests: The endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow lives entirely within the Everglades.