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Key Largo,

narrow island, c.30 mi (48 km) long, off S Fla., largest of the Florida KeysFlorida Keys,
chain of coral and limestone islands and reefs, c.150 mi (240 km) long, extending from Virginia Key, S of Miami Beach, to Key West, and forming the southern extremity of Florida.
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. Along with other Florida Keys, especially Key West, it has become an increasingly popular tourist spot, noted for its scuba diving, nightlife, and beachside resorts. Housing developments and shopping complexes have been recently constructed. A major attraction is John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the first underwater park in the United States, containing c.78 sq mi (202 sq km) of living coral and hundreds of varieties of marine life. Also offshore is the Aquarius habitat, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's permanent undersea laboratory.
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I launched my 12-foot aluminum boat at Harry Harris Park at the southwest end of Key Largo. Quietly poling segments of Key Largo's rocky Atlantic shoreline, I admired the sun's creeping curtain of light turning the brine's color from gray to green.
It proved prophetic - especially after lunch and wonderful Key lime pie at the delightfully quirky Mrs Mac's Kitchen II in Key Largo.
State wildlife officials said they found more evidence of python breeding in August after two hatchlings about 18 inches long were discovered for the first time in Key Largo, according to reports.
Key Largo claims to be the diving capital of the world and is packed with dive schools, snorkel trips and boat hire outlets.
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This first year tournament, to be held in Key Largo, Florida on February 2, 2013 is aimed to help raise funds and awareness for Heroes on the Water.
If you haven't yet paid a visit to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park on Key Largo, what are you waiting for?
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The increase was led by the Upper Keyes, from Lower Matecumbe to Key Largo, which saw a 55 percent increase in sales with 160.
KEY LARGO, FL Glen Prouty, 46, of Key Largo, FL, died as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Dec.
KEY LARGO STAY & CARIBBEAN: Virgin Holidays Cruises (08717 819 893) offers seven nights' room-only at Holiday Inn Key Largo followed by seven nights on RCL Liberty Of The Seas ex-Miami to St Maarten, Puerto Rico, Haiti from pounds 1,199, based on deps ex-Heathrow Dec 5.
The Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli) is confined to a single small population in less than 2,225 acres (900 hectares) of tropical hardwood forest in southern Florida.