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Gulf Islands National Seashore: A historical and natural treasure

Andrew Diller Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Escambia County apdiller@ufl.edu Gulf Islands National Seashore (GINS) is located along the northern Gulf of Mexico in Mississippi and Florida.  The Florida properties surround Pensacola, the site of the first European settlement in the United States in 1559.  An ideal deep-water harbor protected by a barrier island, a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/02/28/gulf-islands-national-seashore-a-historical-and-natural-treasure/