Florida

By: Annie and Shea

A Nice, Cool, Clear Water Breeze!

In 1992 Hurricane Andrew hit southern Florida and it destroyed about 42 percent of the miami area.

                                                                    FACTS

  • The capitol of Florida is Tallahassee.
  • The Atlantic ocean and the Gulf of Mexico border Florida.
  • Everglades National Park is in Florida.
  • Florida borders Georgia and Alabama.

               The state flower is the Orange Blossom

                                                  Facts

  • More than 800 birds, reptiles, and mammals make there home in Jacksonville's zoo.
  • Skyscrapers of Florida reflect beautifully off waters in Florida.

                                 The state animal is the Florida panther

                                                         Facts

  • There are 67 counties in Florida.
  • Florida produces more fresh tomatoes than any other (California comes in second).
  • Florida is home to some of the most famous wetlands in the nation.
  • 1986- Space shuttle challenger explodes.