The land of springs March 26th 2011 Today, I explore one the most celebrated parts of Florida within the state, and unknown parts outside of it, natural springs.
The entire upper half of the Florida peninsula sits on a thick layer of limestone.
This limestone has eroded to form caves.
Rainfall filters through the ground into the caves, forming a huge aquifer called the karsts layer.
When a cave reaches the surface, the water flo ... read more
North America » United States » Florida » Crystal River Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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