Florida, Straits of

Florida, Straits of
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  • Florida,Straits of — Florida, Straits of also Florida Strait A sea passage between Cuba and the Florida Keys, linking the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Ocean. * * * …   Universalium

  • Florida, Straits of — Passage connecting the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Ocean. Extending for about 110 mi (180 km) between the Florida Keys on the north and Cuba and the Bahamas on the south, the straits mark the area where the Florida Current, the initial part… …   Universalium

  • Florida, Straits of — geographical name channel between Florida Keys (on NW) & Cuba & Bahamas (on S & E) connecting Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Straits of Florida — The Straits of Florida, Florida Straits, or Florida Strait is a strait located south southeast of the North American mainland, generally accepted to be between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and between the Florida Keys and Cuba. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Florida Keys — Palm trees in Islamorada Satellite image …   Wikipedia

  • Straits — (as used in expressions) Florida Straits of Mackinac Straits of Straits Question Straits Settlements * * * …   Universalium

  • Florida Current — The Florida Current is a thermal ocean current that flows generally from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. The current was discovered by Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon in 1513. The Florida Current results from the movement of water pushed …   Wikipedia

  • Florida — • The Peninsular or Everglade State, the most southern in the American Union and second largest east of the Mississippi Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Florida     Florida      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Florida — [flôr′ə də, flär′ə də] [Sp < L, lit., abounding in flowers < flos (gen. floris): see BLOOM1: so named by PONCE DE LEÓN Juan] 1. Southern state of the SE U.S., mostly on a peninsula between the Atlantic & the Gulf of Mexico: admitted, 1845;… …   English World dictionary

  • Florida — This article is about the U.S. state of Florida. For other uses, see Florida (disambiguation). State of Florida …   Wikipedia

  • Florida Railroad — The Florida Railroad was the first railroad to connect the east and west coasts of Florida, running from Fernandina to Cedar Key. The line later became part of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, and, where still in use, is operated by CSX… …   Wikipedia

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