Park Facts The park was established in 1947, by Harry S. Truman. Marjory Stone Douglas was trying to save the Everglades.
Landforms Everglades NP Ten Thousand Island Ten Thousand Island In the northwest quadrant of the parkIn the northwest quadrant of the park Island Royal palm, Gumbo Limbo Trail, FlamingoIsland Royal palm, Gumbo Limbo Trail, Flamingo
Culture Over 4,000 years ago many settlers lived in the Everglades in the Everglades
Culture Details Tequesta and Calusa 1 st settlers Lived Spanish explorers Early 1500’s searching for gold Set up mission to Indians to Christianity Seminole Lived in 1800’s
Waterways The Everglades takes up 5,000 miles that is why it is one of the largest swamp areas in the world.The Everglades takes up 5,000 miles that is why it is one of the largest swamp areas in the world. River of Grass
Waterway Details Swamp -one of the swamps in the Everglades is Big Cypress -40 miles wide, 100 miles long, 3 inches deep Canals -Canals flow through Lake Okeechobee -12’0’’ Rivers -One of the rivers is called Shark River Chickee
Rocks and Minerals There is limestone and sand is at the bottom of the Everglades rivers, lakes, and swamps.
Rock and minerals details Limestone Limestone is the most found mineral in the Everglades. Sand The Everglades has the tiniest bit of sand in it. Both Limestone and a little bit of sand are found at the bottom of the Everglades.
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