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Windley Key Quarry, Florida


 

Elevation: 16 feet, 5 meters


Approx. Isolation: 7.21 mi, 11.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14 ft / 5 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)24° 56' 59'' N; 80° 35' 47'' W
24.949772, -80.5965 (Dec Deg)
540734E 2759447N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/Second Level RegionMonroe
City/TownIslamorada, Village of Islands
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     2011-02-25 by Paul Barish
     2012-10-27 by William Musser

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Isolation7.21 mi/11.6 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Lignumvitae Key High Point  (WSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Southeast Coast
Range5: Florida Peninsula
Drainage BasinsEverglades
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapPlantation Key O24080h5 1:24,000



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