Destin Harbor, Florida (USA)

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Prise le 27/11/2007
The white beaches and emerald waters of the Destin area draw many tourists. Florida's Department of Environmental Protection estimates that more than 80 percent of the Emerald Coast's 4.5 million yearly visitors travel to the region to visit Destin. Visitors can charter fishing vessels from the harbor, and there are 12 beach access points in the city.

The sand on Destin's beaches is some of the whitest in the world. The sand comes from the Appalachian Mountains, and is made of finely ground quartz crystal giving the appearance of sugar. Residue flows down the Apalachicola River and is deposited into the Gulf of Mexico. Because of the currents the sand drifts west along the Gulf Coast and settles from east of Panama City to the Alabama coast.
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Latitude: 30° 23' 34" N, Longitude: 86° 30' 33" W see »

Localisation: United States

Commentaires sur la panoramique:

J'ai toujours un coup de coeur pour les pontons.
Par Elmer | 26/10/2011 - 03:18:32 GMT +0200

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