Harbour Town Yacht Basin wins 2015 Marina of the Year located in Atlantic ICW : VA thru GA : Waterway Guide News Update

Harbour Town Yacht Basin wins 2015 Marina of the Year located in Atlantic ICW : VA thru GA : Waterway Guide News Update One of our favorite vacation spots and the subject of many lighthouse and marina posts in this website: http://www.FloridasBigDig.me. NOTE: the work is to start Thanksgiving 2015, not 2016, and to conclude [...]

Yellow Quartz Crystal

Yellow Quartz  Crystal is a mineral which is found in many places throughout the Earth.  It is not found in Florida where much of the geology is sedimentary. Quartz is a mineral in crystal formation  born millions of years ago under the heat, pressure and hot gasses, often referred to as igneous.  Igneous rocks are [...]

Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) Map showing status of Dredged Material Maintenance Management Areas (MSAs) as of April 2015

This map shows the various completion dates for the construction of dredged material management areas by the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND).Under an Act of Congress enacted in 1927, the federal government agreed to take over the privately-owned, old Florida East Coast Canal, substantially enlarge its width and depth, and perpetually maintain it, upon condition [...]

Is the Dead Sea really dead?

The Dead Sea is the lowest terrestrial geographical feature on Earth. The high percentage of salt in the Sea makes it the most buoyant  water feature on Earth.  The large amount of white froth on the sea shore depicted in this photograph shows the high concentration of salt in the Dead Sea.  Some estimate salt concentrations [...]