Q:

What details does a reference map of Florida show?

A:

Quick Answer

Details on a reference map of Florida include Interstates 95, 10 and 75, the St. Johns River and Lake Okeechobee. Tallahassee, the state capital, and major cities Jacksonville, Orlando and Miami are also depicted.

Continue Reading
What details does a reference map of Florida show?
Credit: Planet Observer/UIG Universal Images Group Getty Images

Full Answer

Interstate 95 runs through Florida from its northeast border with Georgia down the east coast to Miami. Interstate 10 travels from Jacksonville westward through the state's panhandle into neighboring Alabama. Interstate 75 enters Florida from its northern border with Georgia, travels south to Tampa and continues on to just north of Miami.

The St. Johns River, Florida's longest river at 310 miles, runs from Indian River County north and east to Jacksonville. The largest freshwater lake in Florida, Lake Okeechobee, is in the south central part of the state.

Tallahassee is located about 30 miles south of Florida's northern border with Georgia. In the northeastern part of Florida, Jacksonville is on the Atlantic Ocean. Orlando sits in the center of the state and is a major tourist attraction largely due to several theme parks in the area. Miami is located near the southern tip of Florida.

Learn more about The South

Related Questions

Explore