Tag Archives: Florida

Britton Hill is Name of Jeb Bush Company

Florida’s highest point Britton Hill has worked its way into the 2016 Presidential Contest as taxes released by candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was one of four people who formed the company Britton Hill Partners in 2008 to … Continue reading

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Wilma's Big Snow/Blow From Brasstown to Katahdin

I’ve been a bit under the weather for the past month or so but am now getting caught up. Here’s some additional storm info and the big snows that occurred when Wilma going up the coast from Florida slammed into … Continue reading

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Key West Spruces Up Southernmost Point

The AP reports the Southernmost Marine Buoy Southernmost Marker at Key West was overhauled and rededicated as part of a sprucing up of the point.

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Peter Thompson’s Geology of Highpoints

Peter Thompson at the University of New Hampshire has an elegant and comprehensive description website about the geology of the highpoints of each state.

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State County Highpoints

County Highpoints is the defacto website and forum for highpointers. Once you visit the 50 states, you’ve caught the bug and next logical spot are the 3,500+ county highpoints.

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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state.

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Official Summit Benchmark Datasheet Histories

Richard Carey at peakbagging.com has put together a very useful list of summit benchmark information as well as the official U.S. Government datasheets on the history of the benchmark.

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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

Post your trip reports here.

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Hiker Drinks Swamp Water While Lost 6 Days in Everglades

Local 6 reports that Bent Lorentzen survived 6 days lost in the Everglades after being stalked by a panther and drinking swamp water. He was discovered by a search helicopter.

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Britton Hill, Florida, Summit Panorama

This flash panorama movie was photographed on February 15, 1999. Click on the item to navigate right and left. By using right click you can also zoom in.

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