During the Late Pleistocene Florida's shoreline extended much farther offshore than the present coast. The Florida Middle Grounds were part of the exposed coastal margin.

During the Late Pleistocene, Florida's shoreline extended much farther offshore than does the present coast. The Florida Middle Grounds were part of the exposed coastal margin. Image courtesy of Exploring the Submerged New World 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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