Merritt Island

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Merritt Island,

c.40 mi (60 km) long and c.6 mi (10 km) wide, E Fla., separated from the mainland by Indian River (a lagoon) and from the Canaveral peninsula on the east by Banana River (a lagoon). It produces citrus fruits and is noted for its birds and other wildlife. The Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge and the John F. Kennedy Space Center, a division of the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), are there. Tourism is a major island industry.
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Matrix Information Systems is headquartered in Merritt Island, Florida and has offices in Tallahassee and Orlando.
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However, close on the heels of this opening will be five more, with the 101st through the 105th stores opening in Orange City, Florida, Alabama, New Port Richie, Florida, Venice, Florida, and Merritt Island, Florida respectively, within weeks of the 100th store.
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