Indian River Lagoon

The Indian River Lagoon is a grouping of three lagoons: Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River, and the Indian River, on the Atlantic Coast of Florida. It was originally named Rio de Ais after the Ais Indian tribe, who lived along the east coast of Florida.

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Indian River Lagoon - Ecology
... concerns were raised about the future of the lagoon system, especially in the southern half where frequent freshwater discharges seriously threaten water quality (decreasing the salinity needed by many fish ... The lagoon has also been the subject of research on light penetration for photosynthesis in submerged aquatic vegetation ... ha) and is a critical component to the overall health of the lagoon ...
Brickell Avenue - Route Description - Brevard County
... Sebastian River, continuing to hug the western shoreline of the Indian River ... Melbourne, the road veers a few blocks west of the Indian River, heading towards an intersection of U.S ... A few blocks north, US 1 returns to the shoreline of the Indian River and then intersects State Road 508, followed by State Road 507, with US 1 veering away from the Indian River and crossing the Elbow Creek ...
Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway
... The Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway is a 130-mile (209 km) long scenic byway located in Florida ... north and south along either side of the Indian River Lagoon, connected by other roads running over the Lagoon ... roads are US 1 along the western side of the Lagoon A1A, and State Road 3 along the eastern side of the Lagoon The east west connectors are, from north to south ...
Volga River - Nomenclature
... "vein, blood vessel" (< *raha-ka), and cognate with Sanskrit rasā́h "liquid, juice mythical river" ... The Turkic peoples living along the river formerly referred to it as Itil or Atil "big river" ... The Turkic peoples associated the Itil's origin with the Kama River ...
Yazoo River
... The Yazoo River is a river in the U.S ... The Yazoo River was named by French explorer La Salle in 1682 as "Rivière des Yazous" in reference to the Yazoo tribe living near the river's mouth ... One long held belief is that it means "river of death" ...

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    This Indian camp was a slight, patched-up affair, which had stood there several weeks, built shed-fashion, open to the fire on the west.... Altogether it was about as savage a sight as was ever witnessed, and I was carried back at once three hundred years.
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