Images from the Everglades National Park and the Ten Thousand Islands out of the Parkway Motel and Marina in Southwest Florida July 14-21, 2009. The Everglades are subtropical wetlands located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Florida, comprising the southern half of a large watershed. The system begins near Orlando with the Kissimmee River, which discharges into the vast but shallow Lake Okeechobee. Water leaving the lake in the wet season forms a slow-moving river 60 miles (97...
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