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Environmental Facts

LandBullet Total land area of Florida: 36,000,000 acres
Bullet Florida's length north to south (St. Marys River to Key West): 447 miles
Bullet Width east to west (Atlantic Ocean to Perdido River): 361 miles
Bullet Distance from Pensacola to Key West: 792 miles
Bullet Coastline (excluding the Keys): 1,300 miles
Bullet Florida Keys chain: 110 miles in length
Bullet Sandy beaches: 825 miles
Bullet Highest Point: 345 feet, North Walton County
Bullet No part of Florida is greater than 60 miles from saltwater

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WaterBullet Total water area of Florida's inland lakes, rivers and coastal bays: 3,000,000 acres.
Bullet Longest river: 273 miles (St. Johns)
Bullet Largest lake: 448,000 acres (Lake Okeechobee)
Bullet Named lakes: 4000
Bullet Rivers: 12,000 miles
Bullet Number of rivers: 40
Bullet Springs: 600 springs
Bullet 1st Magnitude springs: 33 springs