. Collins Bridge the first bridge to connect Miami to Miami Beach, Extended systems of underwater caves sinkholes and springs are found throughout the state and supply most of the water used by residents the limestone is topped with sandy soils deposited as ancient beaches over millions of years as global sea levels rose and fell During the last glacial period lower sea levels and a drier climate revealed a much wider peninsula largely savanna While there are sinkholes in much of the state modern sinkholes have tended to be in West-Central Florida Everglades National Park covers 1,509,000 acres (6,110 km2) throughout Dade Monroe and Collier counties in Florida. the Everglades an enormously wide slow-flowing river encompasses the southern tip of the peninsula Sinkhole damage claims on property in the state exceeded a total of $2 billion from 2006 through 2010 Winter Park Sinkhole in central Florida appeared May 8 1981 it was approximately 350 feet (107 m) wide and 75 feet (23 m) deep it was notable as one of the largest recent sinkholes to form in the United States It is now known as Lake Rose the Econlockhatchee River (Econ River for short) is an 87.7-kilometer-long (54.5 mi) north-flowing blackwater tributary of the St Johns River the longest river in the U.S state of Florida the Econ River flows through Osceola Orange and Seminole counties in Central Florida just east of the Orlando Metropolitan Area (east of State Road 417) it is a designated Outstanding Florida Waters.
! Terrorism is a voluntary act of violence towards a group(s) of people in most cases acts of terrorism is derived from hatred of religious political and cultural beliefs an example was the infamous 9/11 attacks labeled as terrorism due to the massive damages inflicted on American society and the global economy stemming from the animosity towards Western culture by some radical Islamic groups Terrorism not only affects civilians but it also damages corporations and other businesses These effects may include: physical vandalism or destruction of property sales declining due to frightened consumers and governments issuing public safety restrictions Firms engaging in international business will find it difficult to operate in a country that has an uncertain assurance of safety from these attacks, Panther Hall 1996 6.5 Aviation department, (25.7) 82.0 12.2 Cooperation agreements Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Launch of Space Shuttle Columbia from the Kennedy Space Center. On March 3 1845 only one day before the end of President John Tyler's term in office Florida became the 27th state to join the United States of America the state was admitted as a slave state and ceased to be a sanctuary for runaway slaves Initially its population grew slowly.