Okefenokee Swamp

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O·ke·fe·no·kee Swamp

 (ō′kə-fə-nō′kē, -kē-)
A large swampy region of southeast Georgia and northeast Florida. The area includes cypress swamps, peat bogs, marshes, and wooded hummocks.
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Okefenokee Swamp

(Placename) a swamp in the US, in SE Georgia and N Florida: protected flora and fauna. Area: 1554 sq km (600 sq miles)
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O′ke•fe•no′kee Swamp′

(ˈoʊ kə fəˈnoʊ ki, ˌoʊ ki-)
a large wooded swamp area in SE Georgia. 660 sq. mi. (1709 sq. km).
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Noun1.Okefenokee Swamp - a large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast GeorgiaOkefenokee Swamp - a large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia
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
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Found from the vast Okefenokee Swamp to high alpine meadows, from hardwood canopies to the burning bottom of the Grand Canyon, these ultimate vertebrates are ecologically pivotal predators and quintessential survivors.
NFLT is leading a team of seven partners who are working together to preserve land along the nationally critical wildlife corridor that stretches from the Ocala National Forest to the Osceola National Forest and eventually to the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia.
A WILDFIRE near the Georgia-Florida state line has burned more than 90 square miles as winds spread the flames through dry areas of the Okefenokee Swamp.
One day, while boating through the Okefenokee Swamp, the shallow-bottomed craft I rode in pushed aside wrist-thick rhizomes of giant, white water lilies while yellow-bellied fish cavorted in our wake.
Harris's later stops include Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp, South Carolina's Bulls Island, the Great Smoky Mountains, and the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
This reviewer hasn't laughed so hard since the days of Walt Kelly and the characters of the Okefenokee swamp strip of Pogo and Albert.
The Suwannee River flows through Florida from the Okefenokee Swamp in south Georgia, and empties into the Gulf about 90 miles north of Tampa Bay, just about in the middle of the Big Bend.
In each section, the regional geology of the area is described as one would see it traveling along interstates, US highways and state highways as well as in geologically-rich parks and other attractions such as Stone Mountain, Chickamauga, Okefenokee Swamp and others.
The centerpiece of the site is a home built of hand-hewn cypress logs from the Okefenokee Swamp. This structure alone is the realization of a dream for the homeowner, who says he has wanted a cabin in the woods since he was 15 years old.
McCarthy, Walt Kelly's comic strip Pogo targeted the Wisconsin Red-hunter with the addition of two new characters to Okefenokee Swamp, the setting of the popular strip: Simple J.