A simplified version of the above map. 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.

A simplified version of the above map. 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. Image courtesy of Exploring the Submerged New World 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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