shark river slough BW
Photograph - Fine Art Photograph
View of the Shark River Slough adjacent to the Tamiami Trail with typical summer clouds. The Tamiami Trail goes from Miami to Fort Meyers on the Gulf of Mexico. A slough is slow moving body of water. The Shark River slough flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Florida Bay and is the main slough of the Everglades National Park
The Everglades National Park is a subtle place where earth, water, and sky blend in a low green landscape; where mere inches of elevation produce distinct changes in vegetation; and where a great wealth of birds and other wildlife find refuge. For this is almost exclusively a biological park dedicated to the preservation of a complex and precisely ordered living mechanism. It lies at the interface between temperate and sub-tropical America, giving a rich diversity of species, many at the limit of their ranges.
With its special significance to the Nation and the world recognized by making the Everglades a National Park, an International Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, and a Ramsar Wetland of International
April 24th, 2013
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