Biscayne Bay


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Biscayne Bay

(bĭskān`), shallow, narrow inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, c.40 mi (60 km) long, SE Fla. Famous resort areas, including Miami and Miami Beach, are on the NW and NE respectively. Tourism is the economic mainstay. Many varieties of tropical fish as well as sponges, sea turtles, and the endangered manatee inhabit the waters of the bay. Biscayne National Park, originally Biscayne National Monument (est. 1968), is at its southern end (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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