5.2 Tropical hardwood hammock Today Limestone and aquifers South Beach. Atlantis The metropolitan area is governed by 3 counties in total there are 107 municipalities or incorporated places in the metropolis Each one of the municipalities has its own city town or village government although there is no distinction between the 3 names Much of the land in the metropolis is unincorporated which means it does not belong to any municipality and therefore is governed directly by the county it is located in! . Former concourses, Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through November 30 although hurricanes can develop outside that period the most likely time for South Florida to be hit is during the peak of the Cape Verde season mid-August through the end of September Due to its location between two major bodies of water known for tropical activity South Florida is also statistically the most likely major area to be struck by a hurricane in the world trailed closely by Nassau Bahamas and Havana Cuba Many hurricanes have affected the metropolis including Betsy in 1965 Andrew in 1992 Irene in 1999 Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma in 2005 and Irma in 2017 in addition a tropical depression in October 2000 passed over the city causing record rainfall and flooding Locally the storm is credited as the No Name Storm of 2000 though the depression went on to become Tropical Storm Leslie upon entering the Atlantic Ocean, Following the 1959 Cuban revolution that unseated Fulgencio Batista and brought Fidel Castro to power most Cubans who were living in Miami returned to Cuba Soon after however many middle class and upper class Cubans moved to Florida en masse with few possessions Some Miamians were upset about this especially the African Americans who believed that the Cuban workers were taking their jobs. in addition the school systems struggled to educate the thousands of Spanish-speaking Cuban children Many Miamians fearing that the Cold War would become World War III left the city while others started building bomb shelters and stocking up on food and bottled water Many of Miami's Cuban refugees realized for the first time that it would be a long time before they would get back to Cuba in 1965 alone 100,000 Cubans packed into the twice daily "freedom flights" from Havana to Miami Most of the exiles settled into the Riverside neighborhood which began to take on the new name of "Little Havana" This area emerged as a predominantly Spanish-speaking community and Spanish speakers elsewhere in the city could conduct most of their daily business in their native tongue By the end of the 1960s more than four hundred thousand Cuban refugees were living in Dade County. Education 3.10 Campus transportation Cape Florida Lighthouse the oldest-standing structure in Miami built in 1825. Jacksonville: Jacksonville is served by the Jacksonville Skyway an automated people mover monorail connecting the Florida State College downtown campus the Northbank central business district Convention Center and Southbank locations the system includes 8 stops connected by two lines JTA bus has 180 vehicles with 56 lines; Global WBRY is Barry University's student-run campus radio station and is broadcast on 1640 AM Student DJs play "all kinds of music from hip hop to classic rock classical music to inner city blues." Other programming includes sports shows talk shows and daily news.
11.1 Highways Marine mammals: bottlenose dolphin short-finned pilot whale North Atlantic right whale West Indian manatee, North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport Palm Beach. 18 References A Metrorail train approaching Government Center Public transportation is a vital part of Downtown life. . Three Lakes Campus transportation, The demographics of South Florida residents can be segmented as following:, 6.5 Flood control 4 Law government and politics 1990 358,548 3.4%! Today Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth as well as for its increasing environmental issues the state's economy relies mainly on tourism agriculture and transportation which developed in the late 19th century Florida is also renowned for amusement parks orange crops winter vegetables the Kennedy Space Center and as a popular destination for retirees Florida is the flattest state in the United States Lake Okeechobee is the largest freshwater lake in the U.S state of Florida.