Scenic USA - Florida
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Points of Interest
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|Photos by Ben Prepelka|
Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963, enclosing the north end of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Here the refuge provides a variety of habitats, consisting of coastal dunes, saltwater marshes, freshwater impoundments, pine flatwoods and hardwood hammocks. Providing habitats for more than 1500 species of plants and animals, the refuge now celebrates its 50th anniversary.
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